THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY.
West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership are looking to consider applications for the post of Adult Public Protection Lead Officer. This post will be part of a Public Protection Team which includes learning and development, and audit/quality assurance. The applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with the Lead Officer for Child Protection.
The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination, strategic planning and monitoring of Adult Protection work on behalf of West Dunbartonshire Adult Protection Committee (APC) and partner agencies; to promote and support all areas of work relating to public protection with staff and partners.
If you are an enthusiastic and proactive qualified social worker who will help us to drive forward our Adult Protection improvement plan, we would love to hear from you.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults and/or Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.
Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.
The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.
Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.
WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:
• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support
Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.
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