East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership (EAHSCP) is looking for sessional social workers who can undertake specific assessments and writing the associated reports.
East Ayrshire is a community with a huge focus on partnership working with a proven track record of achieving positive outcomes for those that we support through a relationship based approach. We are adopting the principles of Scotland’s Independent Care Review and The Promise to ensure we can deliver better outcomes for people and communities.
For this role you will require to be a qualified social worker.
Justice Sessional worker
We are looking for people who are experienced in Justice social work practice and who are experienced court report writers. Preferably you will be trained in the relevant risk assessment tools used as part of the assessment for a court report.
Children and Families Sessional worker
We are looking for people who are experienced in Children and Families social work who are able to undertake a range of formal reports such as for the Children’s Hearing, Court or for Child Protection.
An essential attribute that we are looking for is someone who will care about and take pride in the success of our work with communities, families and individuals. This is an exciting time for EAHSCP and we are looking for motivated, curious, creative and dynamic social workers who share our passion to provide caring, high quality support.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and require further information, please contact Dianne Burns, Service Manager Justice Services or Scott Campbell, Service Manager Children and families on 01563 554200.
Please note this is an open advert and, to the best of our ability, we will commit to reviewing your application within 7 days and providing an interview date, if appropriate, within 21 days.
The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.
Please note:- PVG members’ records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.
We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.
This is recruitment for a sessional pool of social works within Children’s Health Care and Justice. The posts will work across the authority.
Location: Johnnie Walker Bond Kilmarnock and Rothsey House Cumnock
Hours: As and when required
Duration: As and when required
Salary: £20.26per hour
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