Social Work Assistant (FIF07999)

Fife Council
£21,062 - £24,046 per year
09 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Interview Date: 11 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.

Working within the Children and Families Disability Team you will be based within Dunfermline however, offer service across the Fife area.  

You will work in partnership to provide delivery of high quality services to children and young people affected by disability through robust assessment, direct work with families, and case management processes.


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


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.

The Individual

You will have considerable experience in a relevant setting.

Knowledge and understanding of Child and Adult Protection guidelines and information sharing protocols is essential together with experience of joint working to achieve common goals.

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: Cheryl Banks on 03451 55 55 55 ext 490079 or at 

See also:
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx
Social Work Assistant.docx