36 hrs per week – Fixed Term for 1 year
The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 31 March 2019. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels
(Information for Internal Staff – Secondment opportunities must be discussed with your current line manager prior to submitting an application for this post).
West Lothian Council’s Criminal and Youth Justice Service have vacancies to recruit a full time 12 months fixed term Social Worker to cover a period of maternity leave in the Community Payback Order team. This dynamic team is responsible for the supervision of Court Orders for all individuals over the age of twenty-one, with the successful candidates being expected to manage a diverse, complex and challenging caseload. While primarily based within the Community Payback Order team, the successful candidates will however be expected to work across the wider Criminal and Youth Justice Teams to meet the exigencies of the service. Candidates must meet the essential criteria:
This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.