Senior Officer - Adult Protection

Vacancy posted: Friday, 7 October 2016

Salary: 36,273 - 39,897
Location: Motherwell

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: NLA01915

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Based within Younger Adults, Headquarters, Motherwell, you will work on a variety of remits and tasks but will have a major role supporting Adult Protection policies, practice and procedures within Social Work Services, in conjunction within national, local and adult protection committee objectives. This work needs to be promoted within the framework of personalisation and social inclusion.

Possession of a Dip SW/CQSW, or equivalent, is essential along with significant post qualifying experience in a Social Work setting working with people who have a range of difficulties in their lives eg mental ill health, physical or learning disabilities etc and experience of working with children or adults at risk of harm.

Registration with a relevant professional body eg the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is essential.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced criminal conviction check through Disclosure Scotland.

This post is apply on-line only.
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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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