Team Leader – PKC07614
£44,898 – £48,352
HMP Castle Huntly, Longforgan
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time Team Leader post at HMP Castle Huntly.
The successful candidate will manage a team of prison based social workers and be highly motivated to deliver a quality social work service in partnership with the Scottish Prison Service.
You will have relevant experience in criminal justice social work and a comprehensive working knowledge of the Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) and understanding of risk management including the use of relevant tools, i.e. LS/CMI, RM2000, SA07, RoSH and SARAv3.
You should also have a good understanding of the legislative framework and changes around justice social work and an ability to work collaboratively and in partnership with other statutory and third sector organisations both internal and external to the prison environment.
You must have good leadership, communication and negotiation skills as well as an awareness of the complexities of the context within which they will be working. Integral to this is an understanding of both the potential opportunities and challenges a prison setting will present for the client group, staff and service delivery.
You must hold a relevant social work qualification / degree and be registered with the SSSC.
You must have a valid full UK driving licence.
If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Nicola Rogerson, Service Manager on 01738 444244.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.
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A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
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