Social Worker

Expiring today

Aberdeen City Council
£30,784 - £35,228 per year
12 Sep 2016
25 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.     

Location: Royal Cornhill Hospital - Integrated Alcohol Service
Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Job Purpose:
To deliver a statutory social work/care management service to individuals with substance misuse problems as part of an Integrated Alcohol Service (IAS) or Integrated Drugs Service (IDS).


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Professional Social Work Qualification (BA Social Work qualification or equivalent DipSW, CQSW)
SSSC Registration


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Ability to relate to, communicate and work with a wide range of professionals, service users and carers
Ability to manage risk
Interviewing and investigation skills
Assessment skills (including finance)
Ability to manage constant and often conflicting demands
Ability to make decisions and take responsibility for own practice, seeking advice and support as necessary
Ability to organise and manage own workload in the context of the demands of a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to maintain an outcome and recovery focus
Counselling and support skills

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further details.

The Council has access to affordable accommodation within the city which may be available for rent to the successful candidate, for the first 6 months in this key role. This can be discussed further with the hiring manager Steven Stark on 01224 557893.

See also:
2. Job Profile.doc