Vacancy posted: Friday, 29 Jun 2012
Social Worker £31,909- £34,912 â€“ Fixed Term (until 30 September 2012) St Martin's House, Perth Advertised on: Wednesday 27 June 2012 Closing Date: Wednesday 4 July 2012
The successful applicant will provide a social work service to individuals subject to Statutory Orders or licence imposed by both the Court and the Parole Board, in accordance with National Standards and Objectives for Throughcare and relevant Scottish Executive Circulars and legislation. You will have the ability to assist young people to address their offending behaviour through individual and joint work with other service providers, asses and manage risk as per the requirements of National Standards, and possess good negotiation and communication skills. The postholder will be expected to develop services in the following areas:-
- Locality Working & Community Engagement
- Work with Young People
- Structured Interventions
The postholder will develop specific strategies and processes, so that such activities are supported and gradually become embedded within mainstream Youth Justice Services.
To facilitate the development aspects of the post, caseloads/report writing duties will be closely managed.
A social work qualification (Dip SW, CQSW or equivalent) is essential. For informal enquiries contact Bill Brown, Team Leader on 01738 444244)
Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475000 to discuss.
Job Reference: PKC003918
Closing Date: 04-Jul-2012
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Perth & Kinross Council recognises the importance of having the right people at the right time with the right skills, abilities and attitudes to fulfil our aim of delivering excellent services to the communities we serve. To help us achieve this, the Council aims to attract and retain employees who are committed to delivering excellent public services and making us a dynamic and innovative Council. We employ a wide range of people from IT experts to social workers, not to mention accountants, designers, librarians, PR people, gardeners, drivers, planners, cooks, curators, HR professionals, classroom assistants, solicitors, environmental health officers, dog wardens, administrators... We are committed to staff development and there are a number of career paths available. We operate an Employee Review & Development Scheme which ensures staff are aware how their efforts help the Council achieve its objectives and identify how they can develop and progress their careers to ensure we continue to provide effective services to the community.