Social Worker - Children and Families
- Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
- £36,500.03 - £40,515.03 per year
- Contract Type:
- Permanent & Temporary
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
This position has expired.
Please note: Previous applicants need not apply
Social Workers - Children and Family Practice team
We are looking for highly motivated social workers to work in our children and families practice teams. The teams work mainly with children aged 0-16 years. Ideally you will have experience of working within child protection, with Looked after Children and the Children’s Hearing System. Knowledge of current legislation, experience of direct work with children and permanence planning is also required. We are developing services inline with The Promise and the Setting the Bar report and aligning services to lead professionals and weighted caseloads - for example youth justice, pre-birth as well as mentoring opportunities across the childcare structure.
Clackmannanshire Council is a small local authority who offer a clear training framework, opportunities for further study and development and regular support and supervision.
We encourage both experienced and newly qualified social workers who are creative and dynamic to apply. We have developed an innovative and exciting induction programme for Newly Qualified Social Workers and provide weekly NQSW'r support groups that offer an opportunity to gain confidence and competence across the teams. .
We would welcome student’s applying for these posts who are due to finish their studies in 2022/early 2023, this can be discussed during the interview process.
You can view the application pack below including our recruitment privacy notice. The application pack contains the job profile outlining the skills, experience and knowledge required for this job.
Clackmannanshire Council is currently promoting for the (Get into Care for Adult Care) further documents can be viewed below (These do not relate to the job advertised).
Clackmannanshire Council welcomes applications from everyone and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to being an exemplar employer with an inclusive culture, developing a workplace environment where all our employees are treated with dignity and respect. For this vacancy, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority groups, who are currently under represented in our workforce.
Clackmannanshire Council is a living wage accredited employer.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. You will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Clackmannanshire Council. Further guidance will follow in your conditional offer of employment on how to apply. Please note you will be required to pay for the cost of this application, if your salary is over £30,000 per annum, which will be deducted from your first salary. Further information can be found here https://www.mygov.scot/apply-for-pvg