Family Support/Support Worker

£20,990 - £23,633 per year
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
Based at East 2 Team, The Crescent, Lothian Crescent, Dundee, working full time, 37 hours per week.
You will have 60 relevant credit points towards first year of Social Work degree, eg K100, K101, DD100, or HNC in Social Care/HNC Childcare & Education.
You will engage with children and families in need and at risk and offer support to them. You will contribute towards a child's assessment and plan by focussing on areas such as the child's development; the parent's capacity; the quality of family contact and relationships; and the assessment of kinship carers. You will be the lead professional in some cases.
The Individual
You will have experience of assessment and care planning in a health/social care setting and be able to identify risk and respond appropriately. You will be able to work on own initiative, manage your own caseload and meet deadlines. You must be able to work after office hours on occasions and participate in duty cover for team/service. You must be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timescale. These posts are considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

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