Social Work Assistant, Loch Leven Community Campus (PKC02532)

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: 14,930 - 16,788
Location: Kinross

Closing date: 06 November 2016
Job ref. no.: PKC02532

Job Description

Social Work Assistant (Fixed Term until 1 June 2018) -PKC02532
£14,930 - £16,788 (23 hours per week)
Loch Leven Community Campus, Kinross

A temporary vacancy has arisen for a Social Work Assistant in the South Locality, 23 hours per week until 01.06.2018.

The successful applicant will assist in maintaining vulnerable people in the community by providing a range of social work and care management tasks. These include carrying out Outcome Focussed Assessments, the negotiation of flexible packages of care, and the monitoring and reviewing of individual care packages.

The successful applicant will therefore work as part of a team delivering a front line service underpinned by current legislation.

For further information, please contact Kirsty Hynd on 01577 867300.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

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 475555 to discuss.


SVQ Level 3 or equivalent

Full UK Drivers License and access to a car for work


The successful applicant will assist in maintaining vulnerable people in the community and in care homes across the South Locality by providing a range of social work and care management tasks. Other duties include monitoring and reviewing individual care packages to ensure that personal outcomes are being achieved.

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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.

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