Social Worker for Integrated Children and Family Services - Scottish Local Authority, North East
From £23 - £35 an hour
Service Area: Permanence and Care Unit
Normal Place of Work: Aberdeen City
Normal Pattern of Work: 37 hours per week, 8.30am - 5pm
Proposed Start Date: ASAP
Proposed End Date: Minimum of 3-6 months
The Social Care Community Partnership are currently looking to recruit a Social Worker for Integrated Children and Family Services at Aberdeen City Council. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of Scotland's largest Councils and to make a real difference in the lives of looked after children.
The role is within a Permanence and Care Unit in Dee and experience of Children's Services in Scotland would be required. We are looking for a social worker with experience of Children's Services in Scotland to work with children who are looked after and accommodated, the worker will require assessments skills and report writing skills in addition to interpersonal skills to relate to children and families. The team operates a city-wide service and the role will involve travelling around the city (driving licence is a plus). The worker will receive excellent support and supervision. To start as soon as possible.
Ideally applicants should have at least 1 year of UK post qualifying experience within a Children and Families social work context and have a proven ability in carrying out initial assessments, IERs and social background reports.
Applicants MUST possess a relevant qualification in Social Work e.g. CCETSW, DipSW, Batchelor Degree or Masters in Social Work and be willing to arrange a face to face appointment to register with one of our Consultants or Care Managers at our office based in Loanhead - other arrangements can be made if this is not possible.
The successful applicant must also have current registration with the Scottish Social Services Council and possess a recent PVG Scheme Record through Disclosure Scotland, this can be applied for through our agency. Post Qualifying awards in Child Protection and Joint Interview Training highly desirable. Due to the area covered, a car driver with access to their own transport is also desirable.
Please submit your CV to be considered for this post.
For a confidential discussion and a detailed job description for the role please contact Martin Brownjohn or Steve More on (phone number removed)
About The Social Care Community Partnership
The Social Care Community Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and has recently been awarded the Scotland Excel Contract; the only specialist Social Work recruitment agency to supply personnel to all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland. As a general rule we offer PAYE contracts to all Locum staff we employ which means that you are paid directly through our agency and are covered by our own insurances negating the need to use a third party payroll provider. In addition to this there are no fees to pay for payroll services or insurances and contractors accrue holiday pay on top of their hourly rate and are auto enrolled into our pension scheme. The Social Care Community Partnership also has Investors in People Gold Award Status
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