Based in Abbey House, 8 Seedhill Road, Paisley PA1 1JT.
You will work alongside Occupational Therapists and para professionals, undertaking assessment and care management within Renfrewshire’s Adult Services teams. Social Workers will be required to operate as a Council Officer in adult protection work.
The teams are located in high quality modern premises and operate in accordance with the Council’s WORKSMART arrangements which promote mobile and flexible work practices. All Social Workers are considered to be and equipped as mobile workers and can operate throughout the Renfrewshire area from any Council premises. You will therefore be expected to travel throughout the Council area.
Duties of the post include: providing a Social Work service in accordance with relevant legislation; undertaking assessments and reviews; responsibility for the care management/planning of individual packages of care; and undertaking joint working.
You will have experience in statutory Social Work services with a clear understanding of risk assessment. The ability to prioritise your workload and sound assessment and writing skills are also essential. You will be expected to record and monitor work using electronic case recording systems including SWIFT therefore must have the ability to use IT packages.
Full training and support will be given to ensure that you are able to maintain the department’s commitment to continuous improvement.
You must hold a BA (Hons) in Social Work or equivalent and be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council. Applications from Mental Health Officers and Practice Teachers are desirable. An additional allowance is payable to practicing MHO’s.
If successful, you will be required to become a PVG Scheme Member. If you would like further information in relation to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.
Closing Date – Tuesday, 21st June 2022.
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