Social Worker

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12909
Closes: Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 27th February 2018
Location: Carlton House, Ardruthie Rd, Stonehaven
Salary: £33,253 - £34,728 per year
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adults and Children Social Work

Job Description

Enthusiastic and experienced Social Worker/Care Manager, preferably with ability to function as a Mental Health Officer, is required to join the Community Mental Health.  This post will cover the Stonehaven area. The main duties of the post are to undertake adult protection work, multi-disciplinary assessments, compile integrated care plans and secure appropriate resources, support people with mental health problems and their families and assist in identifying unmet need and participate in service development.

Applications are invited from qualified Social Workers (DipSW, CQSW or CSS) who are registered with SSSC, who have experience in mental health work, have good oral and written communication skills and are committed to joint working and to working in partnership with service users and carers. Although preference would be given to candidates who are able to function as a Mental Health Officer, applications are also invited from Social Workers with experience of working with people with mental health problems who would be willing to undergo Mental Health Officer training. The ability to travel within Aberdeenshire is essential. Applicants must be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council.

This post is regulated work with children and protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check.  A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Two references are required for this post, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Annemarie McGloine Telephone 01467 534749. 

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