Social Worker, 2 Posts, Out of Hours, Beechgrove House, Perth (PKC03113)

Perth & Kinross
£9,270 - £10,141 per year
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Social Worker, 2 Posts (Permanent) - PKC03113
£9,270 - £10,141 (10 Hours per week)
Out of Hours, Beechgrove House, Perth

The position of Social Worker (OOHS) is within a busy generic front line team which covers the whole of Perth and Kinross Council outwith normal working hours from our base in Perth. The post requires you to often respond to requests for social work services from people who are in crisis.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

The Individual

You will be a qualified social worker with significant post qualifying experience in both adults and children's services.
You will be well organised and able to work under pressure.
You will be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in dealing with crisis situations and have a high level of ability in working with both vulnerable adults and children.
Excellent understanding of both adult and children's legislation is required along with the ability to produce clear assessments and plans as well as written records.
In addition you will be able to work unsocial hours including evenings, weekends and on call through out the night.

For an informal discussion please call 01738 476290 and after 17:30 and ask to speak to the Coordinator.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

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.

See also: Out of Hours, Social Worker - Beechgrove House - Job Profile.doc