Social Worker - Children and Families

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East Ayrshire Council
£31,249 - £34,161 per year
09 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description
To protect and promote the welfare and wellbeing of Children, Adults at Risk and Communities through the exercise of Statutory Powers to address complex issues. This is done through the assessment of need, the formulation and implementation of care plans, in conjunction with other external agencies and partner organisations.

The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council. Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

There are two full time permanent posts available based at the Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock. There is a post available within our authority wide team to provide support to children, young people and their families affected by disability through assessment and development of Self Directed Support plans in partnership with families. There is a further post available in one of our Children and Families Focussed Intervention Teams. These teams undertake a wide range of work from pre-birth assessments to supporting care experienced young people and includes providing child protection interventions and taking forward permanency plans. We are looking for candidates to with a commitment to relationship based practice and working with children, young people and their families to achieve good outcomes. The salary for this post is £31,249 - £34,161.

See also:
Social Worker JOPS.pdf