Social Worker

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Ref no: CLA00967
Closes: Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
Published: Tuesday, 8th August 2017
Location: HMP Glenochil, Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Salary: £30,915.53 - £34,784.53 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Clackmannanshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Social Work

Job Description

Job Title: Social Worker
Service: Social Services
Location: Glenochil Prison
Grade: 8 - £30,915.53 - £34,784.53
Contracted Hours: 35
Contract Type/Basis: Permanent/Full Time
Weeks worked per year: 52
Closing date for all applications: Tuesday 22nd August 2017


To offer prisoner access to a range and level of Criminal Justice services similar to those in the community.
To meet the statutory requirements identified in the relevant Scottish Government Circulars and national guidance which underpin public protection.
To have a specific focus on offending behaviour and, alongside other service providers, to address those problems arising from imprisonment that are likely to be encountered upon release.
To advise on and, in some cases provide a range of relevant programmes to focus upon and address offending behaviour.
To provide appropriate professional support to prisoners whilst in custody.
To provide services which are delivered in a fair, efficient and consistent manner.
To contribute to the management of risk and public protection obligations.

You will be required to undergo a Enhanced Disclosure check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Clackmannanshire Council. The cost of this check will be deducted from your salary.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paper application pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.