Duty and Assessment

Duty and assessment (DAAT) is the single point of contact for all safeguarding concerns relating to children and young people in Northamptonshire.

AdobeStock_49442771.jpegThere are 6 teams within DAAT, each team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, who holds complex cases and supports 5 or 6 Social Workers and a Newly Qualified Social Worker within their team. We collaborate with other professionals to ensure immediate and prompt responses.

Their combined knowledge and expertise keep children and young people in Northamptonshire safe from harm. We are supporting excellence in Social Work practice, with a signs of safety based approach, and clear personal development opportunities for the right candidates.

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 North and West Northamptonshire Council's.

Apply

Please email us your CV, ensuring you include your telephone number and our recruitment team will contact you to discuss our vacancies.

Our Chief Executive also takes the time to speak with every individual who applies to come and work with us and we commit to application to offer within 10 working days. Interviews will be held with panel and will take place virtually if applicable.

​Email your CV to: NCTrustcareers@NCTrust.co.uk