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Adolescent Team (East/West), 11 Castle Street, DD1 3AA
£36,945 - £42,579 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based at Castle Street in one of our Adolescent Social Work Teams and at home , you will work full time, 37 hours per week.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Janice Spence on 01382 434117 or email on


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


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.

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

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.