Social Worker

£30,849 - £35,846 per year
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
Based in the New Beginnings Team at Friarfield House, you will work full time, 37 hours per week.
You will have a Diploma in Social Work, CQSW, CSS (with appropriate option).
You will provide an effective high quality social work service to children and families. You will assist children and families to live safely in the community and so prevent reception into care. You will work with children in care towards rehabilitation with their families of origin or towards permanent placement with substitute families.
The Individual
You will have experience of working with children and families and of collaborative work with other agencies. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and families, undertake comprehensive assessments and work to fixed timescales. You will also be able to relate positively with colleagues, in Social Work and other agencies. You will have an understanding of the needs of looked after children, an awareness of models of change, a commitment to engaging families and carers in decision-making processes and to the promotion of positive outcomes for children and young people. You will be available to work beyond normal hours when the needs of children and families require this. You must be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timeframe. This post is 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 and undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

See also: Job Information Pack.doc