This is an exciting opportunity to join our professionally challenging and rewarding justice service. You will carry out a range of duties in relation to the supervision of unpaid work orders. This is a seven day a week service and your working days will include weekend working on a rota basis.
The main duties of the post will include: responsibility for the full range of unpaid work tasks in relation to the assessment, placement, provision of other activity and supervision of criminal justice service users across Renfrewshire who are sentenced to Unpaid Work requirements of Community Payback Orders, or diverted from prosecution within Fiscal Work Orders.
It is essential that you have experience of working in a social work setting; have effective assessment, communication, report writing and IT skills with the ability to communicate clearly, work as part of a team and organise and prioritise your workload to meet court timescales. You must also have a flexible approach and be able to travel within the Renfrewshire Council area as required. The ability to work weekends is essential.
Previous experience of the justice social work role, writing reports to court and working with justice service users is desirable, as is a good understanding of the range of needs they present. Experience of information systems and a full current driving licence is also desirable.
Full training and support will be given to ensure that you are able to maintain the service’s commitment to continuous improvement.
Please note that this post is temporary, subject to business needs and funding for 3 Years or until the requirement for the post ceases, whichever date is the earlier.
For further information or informal discussion, please contact Kirsty McGuire, Unpaid Work and Other Activities Manager, on 0300 300 0242.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.
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