Emergency Duty Team


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Emergency Duty Team

The social services team in the UK which provides rapid response to persons in immediate need of social care—e.g., during holiday periods or out of usual working times.
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The control room, situated next to the Police Station and behind the Municipal Buildings, is also home to Care Call for the elderly and vulnerable, as well as community wardens, Enforcement Officers, the out-of-hours Emergency Duty Team and the council's Anti-Social Behaviour and Community Safety Teams.
The council, which was the subject of a damning report into the state of social services in September, has repeatedly denied Mr Faber was sacked for whistleblowing and maintains he was dismissed due to his failure to manage the emergency duty team.
But when there is a urgent call we will send out our emergency duty team straight away.
Allegations should be reported to Safeguarding Adults on (0191) 277 2077 or (0191) 277 2555 or, after 5pm, the emergency duty Team on (0191) 232 8520.
Nine members of the 12-strong Emergency Duty Team, which opperates the social services Careline, voted for action after the council decided to merge it with the day service.
He was suspended from his job managing the council's emergency duty team shortly after the programme was aired in October 2001, and was dismissed following a disciplinary investigation.
Charles Faber, who used to lead the city's emergency duty team before he was sacked last year after raising serious concerns about the protection of children, said, ``We're only one missed referral away from a tragedy.
NSocial Services Emergency Duty Team ( 0845 6005252 ( available outside of Office Hours, and Bank Holidays.
Keith and Mary work for Warwickshire County Council Social Services' Emergency Duty Team which provides essential care when it is needed most.
The children's emergency duty team, which responds to an immediate crisis, will join the action and case work for people looking to adopt or foster children will also be hit.
The 54-year-old from Dinas Powys was suspended from his job as manager of the council's emergency duty team shortly after the programme was aired in October 2001, and was dismissed following a disciplinary investigation in January.
Within hours of appearing on the programme Mr Faber, who headed the city authority's duty emergency duty team, was suspended.

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