Senior Practitioner - Adult Wellbeing - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Vacancy posted: Friday, 7 October 2016

Salary: 33,907 - 38,232
Location: Tranent

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: EAL01546

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will beplaced onthe first point of the salary scale.

Salary: £33907 - £38232per annum (£18.58-£20.95 per hour)
Permanent full timeposition
35hours per week
To start asap

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle are essential requirements of this post.

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us).

Job Details

To provide an advanced level of practice that ensures appropriate services are provided to meet client needs within the department's statutory obligations and departmental policies and procedures.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the pagefor the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Essential: Degree in Social Work (or other recognised Social Work Qualification, ie. CQSW, Dip SW, CCETSW).
Relevant post qualifying award and/or significant relevant knowledge/skills/ competencies to undertake the duties of the post.

Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle are essential requirements of this post.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offerbeing made.

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