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Ref no:
DEE04486
Published:
1/7/2022
Closes:
17/7/2022
Location:
Adolescent Team (East/West), 11 Castle Street, DD1 3AA
Salary:
£34,958 - £40,553 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based at home and Castle Street, working full time, 37 hours per week, this post is temporary to cover maternity leave.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Eileen Carr on 01382 438634 or email on eileen.carr@dundeecity.gov.uk

Requirements

You will have a Social Work Degree, Dip SW or equivalent.

Responsibilities

You will provide an effective high quality social work service to young people and families. To assist young people and families to live safely in the community and so prevent reception into care. To work with young people in care towards rehabilitation with their families of origin or towards permanent placement within alternative accommodation.

The Individual

You will have experience of working with adolescents and their families and be able to undertake comprehensive assessments. You will be able to work to fixed timescales and relate positively with colleagues in Social Work and other agencies.

You will be able to understand the needs of young people who are “looked after”, have a commitment to engaging families and carers in decision making process and to the promotion of positive outcomes for children and young people.

You must be available to work beyond normal hours when needs of children and families require this.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates 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 Dundee City Council.

You must have the ability to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timeframe.