South Lanarkshire Council is an ambitious, high performing organisation with a clear vision and programme of action which is designed to improve the lives and prospects of everyone in South Lanarkshire.
The aim of Social Work Resources is to promote social welfare and provide effective care and support to meet the needs of vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire.
In partnership with community planning partners, voluntary and independent provider organisations, we offer a range of services designed to enable, support, improve and protect the health and social care of people using our services.
In Social Work Resources we are committed to delivering personalised services which focus on positive outcomes and place service users, relatives and carers at the centre of the process. Our services have been designed to support people in our communities and we are committed to achieving the highest standard of service delivery for citizens in South Lanarkshire.
We require a driven and motivated individual to be part of our Children and Justice Senior Management team who has strategic and operational experience and skills in children and families and justice services. You will have responsibility for locality services as well as centre based resources and strategic lead responsibility as appropriate. The successful candidate will be committed to developing our services ensuring that the needs and expectations of our service users are met over the coming years. You will be a committed professional who can work in partnership with all stakeholders and promote good partnership and integrated working.
We would welcome applications from high calibre individuals who can work as part of a senior management team, support staff through change, deliver high standards of care and positive outcomes ensuring high quality standards are met.
Candidates must hold a degree level qualification in Social Work and be able to maintain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council.
As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.
Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.
South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages 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 who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
As an employee of the Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:
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