Location: Town House, Kirkcaldy and Home Working
Contract type : Temporary for 12 months
Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 19 October 2020
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The key focus for Older People’s Service is to find ways to empower Service Users and their families and to develop ‘personalised approaches’ to service delivery.
The Older People’s Service includes teams who: –
Support individuals to live within their local communities in a statutory Social Work role. You will work as an effective member of a ‘locality’ based Social Work team, helping us to make a positive difference in the Community.
You will provide an effective assessment and care management service incorporating any relevant statutory duties. You will act as a Social Worker undertaking casework Including Adult Protection inquiry and Investigation work using ASP protocols (training provided). You will work within a Health and Social Care partnership which includes collaborative working with NHS colleagues, Police, Statutory and Third Sector professionals to provide professional advice and guidance to individuals, families and groups within the community.
You are required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment of this role and to complete the required post registration training and learning (PRTL) over the registration period.
You may on rare occasion undertake activities out-with normal working hours and be prepared to work in the evenings and at weekends if required, e.g. training sessions, unusual circumstances and the occasional emergency that may arise.
You should have considerable experience in a relevant setting and knowledge and understanding of Adult Protection legislation, guidelines and information sharing protocols.
Experience of joint working to achieve common goals and significant post-qualifying experience providing statutory social work services is desirable.
A relevant Qualification in Social Work is essential, as is registration with the Scottish Social Services Council.
In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:
There is a possibility that the post will become permanent. Applications from ‘newly qualified’ Social Workers are welcome
Contact Details for vacancy: Billy Bunce 03451 555555 ext 460513 e-mail:- [email protected]
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