Please note this vacancy is temporary
An opportunity has arisen for a Social Work Assistant within our Hospital Discharge Team.
The Hospital Discharge Team is a well-established and experienced team which is co-located within an integrated building providing the full range of adult social work and primary health services. However, the postholder will work in a variety of bases to undertake assessments and discharge planning for the Hospital Assessment Team.
The successful postholder will be responsible for providing a responsive service ensuring that patients are discharged timeously and delayed discharge is avoided. This is an exciting opportunity offering a diverse range of experience across varied aspects of hospital discharge social work practice.
An understanding and practical application of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 would be desirable.
Applicants will have experience of working within adult social work services.
Enquires relating to this post can be made to Lisa Miller, Team Manager, Hospital Assessment Team 0141 355 2200
The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.
Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.
The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.
We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.
We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.
We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)
We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.
We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.
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