Social Worker, Colonsay Resource Centre, Perth (PKC03095)

Perth & Kinross
£26,884 - £29,409 per year
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Social worker (Permanent) - PKC03095
£26,884 - £29,406 (29 Hours per week)
Colonsay Resource Centre, Perth

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Social Worker to join a busy Children and Families fieldwork team. The team is based in Colonsay Resource Centre, North Muirton, Perth and consists of six Social Workers, a Senior Social Care Officer, a Senior Practitioner and Team Leader.
The team covers children and families social work within Perth city, south Perthshire and the Carse of Gowrie to Invergowrie in the east.
The post offers the opportunity to work within the principles of GIRFEC in undertaking assessments of need and risk, work with partner agencies to ensure that care and protection plans are implemented. Undertake statutory responsibilities related to Looked After Children and young people.

For further information on this post, please contact Gill Bruce on 01738 477600.

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

The successful applicant will have a recognised social work qualification, will be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council, SSSC, and will hold a current PVG and driving licence.

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: Colonsay - Social Worker - Job Profile.doc