Supervising Senior Practitioner (FIF08110)

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Recruiter
Fife Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£33,864 - £41,128 per year
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Ref
FIF08110
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description

 

Interview Date: 13 and 14 September 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.  The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

You will provide an effective Social Work Service to vulnerable adults, children and their families in line with Council policy and national standards.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.



Requirements

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland.

A Diploma in Social Work (or equivalent) is essential, as is registration with the Scottish Social Services Council together with an accredited post-qualifying training award.



Responsibilities

You will undertake professional supervision of qualified social workers within area teams and carry a small caseload of children and families cases where required.

You will also oversee the development of thorough and informed assessments of cases in order to provide logical and coherently presented recommendations for further action designed to enable children to remain with their birth families wherever this is in their best interests.



The Individual

The pattern of working hours will be determined for individual remits and on occasions may include evenings and weekends. There will be a requirement to attend meetings outwith normal working hours, when necessary, subject to service user and staff availability. 

There will also be a requirement to attend outwith normal working hours for development, training, registration compliance etc when necessary.

Significant post-qualifying experience and an accredited post-qualifying training award is essential.

You should have considerable experience in a relevant setting and knowledge and understanding of Adult Protection legislation, guidelines and information sharing protocols.

Considerable experience in a relevant setting is essential. 

In Fife Council the way we work matters, and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

For further information please contact: James Ross on 03451 55 55 55 Ext: 493793 or email james.ross@fife.gov.uk



See also:
sup senior job pack may 17.docx
Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc