We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic social worker to join our team for a fixed period of two years.
These pivotal new roles will play a key part in helping us to deliver services that are fit for the future. This new team will work together reporting directly to a service manager, undertaking reviews and supporting service redesign work.
The posts are open to internal and external applicants, are full time and are temporary, for a period of two years. The posts are based in the Adult Social Work services and will undertake reviews for all care groups including service for older people.
If you require more information about the posts please contact David Aitken, Joint Services Manager on 0141 777 3000.
The closing date for applications is Friday 6th December 2019 and interviews for the posts will take place prior to Christmas.
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 candidates first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employees 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 employees 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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