Emergency Duty Team

The Emergency Duty team runs a professional out-of-hours service, responding to statutory emergencies and other social work matters within the childcare and adult arenas that cannot be safely left until the following working day.

In a rewarding, diverse but complex environment, the team deals with a range of cases from child protection to mental health assessments and decisions that need to be made in the context of each individual case to achieve optimum outcomes.

What our staff say

Abigail talks about life in the Emergency Duty team:



What does the job involve?

To deliver and provide social work services, at a level appropriate for a professionally qualified post, to young people and families to ensure the welfare of children and young people is safeguarded and they are protected in accordance with the legal and statutory obligations of Northamptonshire County Council.


  • Up to £37,023 per year

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