Social Worker, Perth City South Team, Pullar House, Perth (PKC03603)

Perth and Kinross Council
£33,711 - £36,865 per year
06 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Social Worker - Perth City South Team (Fixed Term until 28 February 2019) - PKC03603
£33,711 - £36,865
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth

We require a Social Worker within Perth City South social work team to assist with the completion of an exciting and challenging transformation project until the end of February 2019.

You will be based within Perth with a focus on completing Transformation reviews for community care packages. In addition there will be the opportunity to complete assessments and reviews of packages outwith the transformation programme. Part of the role will also entail picking up Adult Protection work within the area and covering duty within the team. The role will be varied and challenging.

We require a dynamic, hard-working and creative individual who is up for a challenge. You will be a qualified social worker who is one year post- qualified and therefore able to complete Adult Protection work. Experience of working within an adult care setting with individuals with complex needs is desirable but not essential.

You will be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and have good communication, engagement and IT skills.

Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership are committed to investment in staff; you will be afforded continuing professional development opportunities within the role and have the opportunity to be creative and develop your role in conjunction with partners.

Please note: As part of the application process, when we receive your submitted application, you will be sent a job match questionnaire, which will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.  Please also note that if you submit your application over the weekend, you will be sent the questionnaire the following Monday.

For further information about this position, please contact Duncan Dick, Team Leader, on 01738 476849.

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.

Please APPLY ONLINE. 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.

The Individual

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Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

See also:
Care Role Profile PR9.docx