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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Community Older Peoples Team in West Dunbartonshire HSCP for a full time social work assistant to join the team. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience in undertaking needs led assessments, devising interventions, while responding to and managing risk for both citizens and their representatives. An understanding of the current pressures experienced in the Health and Social Care sector is essential as well as the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. This is a challenging and rewarding role which will require the successful candidate to work in a multi-disciplinary setting, consulting with citizens and their representatives to ensure their needs and rights are promoted while practicing within policy and legislative frameworks. Experience of working with Older People and Adults within community settings is desirable.
For informal enquiries please contact Sean Taylor – Senior Social Worker on 01389 776499.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults and Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.
Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.
The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.
Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.
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