Social Worker, Access Team PKC06851
£37,559 – £40,487 Fixed Term (For up to 12 months)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Perth & Kinross Council aims to work with the residents of the Perth & Kinross area to provide independent living across all communities. A fixed term position has arisen for a Social Worker in the Transition Team within the Early Intervention and Prevention Service. The successful applicant will assist in supporting young people with the transition from school into adult life by providing a range of social work and care management tasks including carrying out Outcome Focussed Assessments, negotiating flexible packages of care, promoting Self Directed Support, attending school meetings and working closely with our colleagues in ECS, Housing, Commissioning and Health. Responsibilities will also include statutory work under the Adults with Incapacity Act and the Adult Support and Protection Act. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly initiative team, with excellent training, supervision and development opportunities provided. Benefits also include flexible working scheme, modern working practices, generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme.
You must have experience of assessment of Social and Personal Care needs and be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of social work principles and values. Experience of Adult Support and Protection Procedures and all relevant legislation, a DIPSW, CQSW, CSS and relevant Social Work Qualifications, a current registration with SSSC and be eligible to register with PVG scheme are all essential.
This post may be suitable for candidates who have recently completed their Social Work Degree but have not yet graduated. In this circumstance, a Social Work Assistant contract will be offered until you receive your qualifying certificate and are eligible to register with the SSSC as a Social Worker.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Pamela Ritchie, [email protected]
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