Social Worker, 2 Posts – PKC09629
Post 1 £40,243 – £42,946 (36 Hours per week)
Post 2 £32,417 – £34,595 (29 Hours per week)
Community Wing, Perth Grammar School
An opportunity has arisen for permanent social worker posts in Perth City, Children & Families Team. The successful candidates will preferably have experience in working in a statutory childcare team.
The role will require you to hold a caseload which could vary from child protection, Looked After Children both at home and away from home. You will be responsible for accurate and up to date case recording, carrying out comprehensive assessments and a variety of report writing, which you will present at Children’s Hearing, Child Protection Case Conferences and LAC Reviews. You will liaise with partner agencies to identify and implement robust child plans to meet the needs of children & young people.
You will be required to demonstrate experience and knowledge of working with current social work legislation, regulations and standards. You will be able to demonstrate experience of multi-disciplinary working and be committed to working closely with colleagues from other disciplines. You will also be able to evidence sound/robust assessment, preferably having experience of undertaking comprehensive assessments or have transferable skills.
You must be able to work effectively within a team and demonstrate a commitment to improve current service provision. You will be a confident communicator, both written and verbally and have good IT skills and be flexible to meet the demands of this post.
You will have a Diploma/Degree in Social Work or an equivalent qualification and demonstrate continued professional development. You must be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council.
We provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share and undertake appropriate checks.
Previous applicants need not apply.
If you would like any more information regarding these vacancies, please contact Linda Lawson, Team Leader, on 01738 783450.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.
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As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.
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