This is an exciting opportunity to join one of our professionally challenging and rewarding criminal justice teams.
You will have personal qualities, professional skills and knowledge which will be applied and tested in all aspects of service delivery within a busy criminal justice team.
Work will include interventions with those convicted of high risk sexual and violent offences. You will manage criminal justice throughcare, licences and community orders, this will include undertaking appropriate assessments, case management and recording and monitoring work using electronic case recording systems.
It is essential that you have a BA (Hons) in Social Work or equivalent; be registered with the SSSC and committed to social work values.
You will have effective interpersonal, communication, IT, assessment and writing skills; be able to work as part of a team, on your own initiative and on a multi-agency basis and have a flexible approach.
Experience in client supervision, undertaking individual work and co-working is essential. Experience of interventions with those with a range of issues such as addiction, housing, and employability issues is desirable, as is experience of writing reports to courts. Having undertaken and passed training in risk assessment tools such as LSCMI, SA07, RM2000 is desirable.
As this post involves access to ViSOR, IT information system and/or involvement in MAPPA cases, preferred candidates will be required to undergo Non-Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) at Level 2.
Please note that this post is temporary, subject to business needs and funding for 12 Months or until the requirement for the post ceases, whichever date is the earlier.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.
For information contact Kirsten Hamilton/Sharon Henderson/Duncan Scott, Senior Social Workers Justice on 0300 300 1199 option 3.
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