Social Worker

£16 - £18.31 per hour
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Description

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for".

Location: Marischal College
Duration: 5 x permanent - full time. 1 x permanent - part time 18.5. 1 x fixed term - full time.

The Council has access to affordable accommodation within the city which may be available for rent to the successful candidate, for the first 6 months in this key role. This can be discussed further with the hiring manager Isabel McDonnell on 01224 522856.

Job Purpose:
To deliver a statutory social work service to prospective foster carers and adopters, service users, their families and carers.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
BA Social Work qualification or equivalent DipSW, CQSW
Post qualifying experience working with children and families
SSSC Registration
PVG scheme membership/willingness to join


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
The ability to assess and communicate effectively with service users, staff and other stakeholders to achieve improved outcomes for service users
Ability to relate to and work with a wide range of professionals, service users and carers
Ability to manage risk
Ability to manage priorities and deadlines
Ability to assess and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a range of individuals including service users and other professionals
Interviewing and investigation skills
Assessment skills (including finance)
Ability to manage constant and often conflicting demands
Ability to make decisions and take responsibility for own practice, seeking advice and support as necessary

The Individual

Please see the job profile for full details.

See also: 2. Job Profile.doc