Social Worker, Colonsay Resource Centre, Perth (PKC02489)Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016
Salary: £33,604 - £36,761
Location: Perth and Kinross
Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: PKC02489
Social Worker (Permanent) (PKC02489)
£33,604 - £36,761 (36.25 hours per week)
Colonsay Resource Centre, Perth
This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified social worker working in a Children & Families team. You will have responsibility for statutory social work cases and will carry your own caseload.
The team covers child & family work within Perth city and surrounding countryside.
The post offers the opportunity to work with children at home with their families in the community, children who are looked after and accommodated and those who are on the child protection register. Parenting and family work, assessment and care-planning, and working within the Children's Hearing system are all key tasks of the role. In line with the principles of 'Getting it Right for every Child' , inter-agency working is central to the work. There are a number of resources and services to draw upon in supporting local children and young people.
Continuous professional development and training opportunities relevant to the post are offered.
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. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.
Please APPLY 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.
About Perth and Kinross Council
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.
To help us achieve this, the Council aims to attract and retain employees who are committed to delivering excellent public services and making us a dynamic and innovative Council.
We employ a wide range of people from IT experts to social workers, not to mention accountants, designers, librarians, PR people, gardeners, drivers, planners, cooks, curators, HR professionals, classroom assistants, solicitors, environmental health officers, dog wardens, administrators...
We are committed to staff development and there are a number of career paths available. We operate an Employee Review & Development Scheme which ensures staff are aware how their efforts help the Council achieve its objectives and identify how they can develop and progress their careers to ensure we continue to provide effective services to the community.
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