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.
South Lanarkshire Council, Social Work Resources are looking for a visionary manager who is committed and enthusiastic with significant experience working with partners in localities to drive forward the agenda of change.
You will have well developed leadership and interpersonal skills and have the ability to support and develop staff in order that services are delivered to the highest standard. The post holder will be expected to play a significant role as a member of the Adult & Older People Services Management Team and will contribute to the planning and development of services, policies and practice within South Lanarkshire. The ability to forge and maintain effective and accountable partnership working with a range of agencies and service providers in locality is essential.
You will be responsible for ensuring that a framework for local collaborative working is in place that reflects and responds to the needs of the adult and older people population within locality. You will also have experience in the field of public protection and a working knowledge of managing services in line with the relevant legislative frameworks. Person centred and evidence based working that focuses on a capacity building and outcome based approach is required; as is experience in people and budget management.
The successful applicant should have experience in a front line social work management and must hold a Degree in Social Work or equivalent. Registration with SSSC is also a requirement of this post.
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.
Applications online – Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.
As an employee of the Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:
Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.
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 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.
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