Team Leaders for hospital discharge
You will be part of the Adult and Older People’s Services Management Team. You will be responsible for the management of a team of Adult and Older People’s Social Work staff, to provide a direct Social Work Service to adults/older people within hospital settings and provide professional support and supervision to staff. This is an opportunity for either an experienced social worker/practitioner or an existing manager who wishes to extend their knowledge and experience within the team. The priorities for the manager will to be to deliver a quality service in relation to the delayed discharge agenda and through supervision and support of the team and collaborative working with both health colleagues and localities. Regular supervision is provided by the Fieldwork Manager and full support will be offered to the post holder by the Adult and Older People’s Services Management Team.
All applicants must be registered with Scottish Social Services Council and hold a Degree in Social Work qualification or equivalent.
Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.
Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email address.
South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.
South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
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