Senior Social WorkerVacancy posted: Friday, 7 October 2016
Salary: £36,273 - £39,897
Closing date: 29 January 2017
Job ref. no.: NLA01918
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Social Worker, within our Cumbernauld Community Mental Health Team, to provide professional leadership and help us retain our high level of performance of service delivery.
We are a high performing service and Council, as evidenced in our first joint inspection of Services for Children and Young Peopleand national awards recognition and we are committed to innovative, highly personalised approaches.
You will require strong leadership skills to lead and motivate employees to ensure a culture of effective service delivery and focus on quality outcomes are delivered.
In return we can offer you a positive professional working experience with a commitment to continuous professional development.
Significant post qualifying experience is essential, including experience in a relevant discipline. A track record of successful inter agency working, leadership skills together with knowledge of risk assessment and risk management frameworksis also essential as is excellent verbal and written skills.
You must have a CQSW/DipSW, BA (Hons) in Social Work, or equivalent,and be a qualified Mental Health Officerwith significant post qualifying experience in Social Work and be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not re-apply.
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About North Lanarkshire Council
Service and people first is not just a vision, it's a commitment. It says a lot about what we are and what we want to achieve for the people of North Lanarkshire.
To provide the best service possible for the people who live from Stepps in the west and Harthill in the east, from the Kilsyth Hills to the Clyde and including Airdrie, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth, Motherwell, Shotts and Wishaw, we are looking for people who can inspire, lead the way, who are dedicated team players and committed to providing the very best service imaginable.
Being the fourth largest authority in Scotland and the largest employer in North Lanarkshire, we have a diverse range of jobs from teachers, social workers, solicitors and architects to support services; like ICT, HR, training, communications, gardeners, refuse collectors and drivers. The list is endless.
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