We are looking for an Intake Social Worker, ideally with some prior experience, to join the Children and Families Service in Stirling Council. The role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a busy frontline Team, working closely with partners and colleagues across the Council as well as in Health, the Police and elsewhere.
Prospective candidates will have good values and principles, hold a clear understanding of GIRFEC process and practice, be committed to improving the life circumstances of children and families and to working well as part of a team. You will further have a solid understanding of supportive and protective strategies in working with children and families in difficulty and be able to reflect sound communication skills.
The nature of the post means that candidates have to be able to appropriately identify, intervene and address need and risk, organise and manage their workload and work well with wider team colleagues and others. As the first line of service contact, the Intake-Duty Team have to provide a responsive, frontline Social Work service reflecting high standards of practice undertaken in accordance with legislation and guidance, following Council policy and procedure and within agreed budgets.
This post offers a great chance for a Social Work professional to join an experienced team of staff where there is good commitment to personal development opportunities and to building a quality Social Work service. It is a given that the successful post holder will work closely with other service colleagues to maintain a high quality customer service that contributes well to broader service developments and makes a positive impact upon the people and communities of Stirling.
Out of Hours consultation is occasionally required as is flexibility re normal working hours. This post is advertised on a permanent basis and is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Applicants for this post are required to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
The successful candidate will be required to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) for Children & Adults. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be asked to complete the form and have your details verified.
It is Stirling Council’s policy to ask that you pay for this.
Interviews will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.
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