Social Worker - Adult Wellbeing - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 29,180 - 32,921
Location: Tranent

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: EAL01555

Vacancy Information

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

Salary £29180 - £32921per annum pro rata (£15.99-£18.04 per hour)
Temporary full timepositionuntil 30 June 2017
35hours per week
To start 1 December 2016

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).

This is an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker with experience in mental health to work within the multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Team in East Lothian.

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

Job Details

To provide an effective service to service users and carers, promoting a high standard of practice, in accordance with statutory obligations, 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).

Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle areessential 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 offer being made.

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East Lothian is all about opportunity. We're home to people with big ideas - and as a Council, we're an employer of people with big ideas.

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There's a lot more going on here than you may realise. And a lot more opportunities on offer with us than you might expect.

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