Social Worker, Children and Families Services

Recruiter
Orkney Islands Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£31,972 - £34,436 per year
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
ORK01336
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Advert

ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Children & Families Services

Social Worker

35 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 January 2017
£33,970 - £36,434 (including Distant Islands Allowance)


We are looking to appoint a qualified Social Worker to join our well established Children and Families Team on a temporary basis.

You will be part of a small team covering the full range of statutory duties. You will be expected to undertake standby duty on a rota basis. We will provide regular supervision and guidance within a supportive team.

Orkney Health and Care have a commitment to developing preventative and non-statutory intervention. We have invested time and finances into this approach including developing social pedagogy and systemic practice.

We are committed to encouraging and supporting our staff to develop their career through local and national training opportunities and continuing professional development.

You will hold a relevant qualification, DipSW or equivalent, and registration with SSSC.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children and adults.

Applications will be welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified workers. Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Peter McAndrew, Senior Practitioner, Children and Families Team, Tel: 01856 873535.

Closing Date: Sunday 30 October 2016

Please note that interview expenses will be paid for this post.



See also:
Our Recruitment Process.pdf
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf