Support Worker

Favourite Dundee City Council
Ref no: DEE01876
Closes: Friday, 26th January 2018
Published: Friday, 12th January 2018
Location: Friarfield House, Barrack Street
Salary: £21,337 - £23,981 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Social Work

Job Description

Based in the Criminal Justice Service at Friarfield House, you will work full time, 37 hours per week, fixed term for 12 months. This post is funded by the Scottish Government. Secondments will be considered, Line Manager approval should be sought prior to applying for secondment.


You will have 60 relevant credit points towards first year of Social Work degree (one of HNC in social care or social sciences, K100, K101 or DD100).


You will provide supervisory and support services and carry a caseload of appropriate cases. You will work alongside and under the direction of a senior or professionally qualified worker to carry out specific tasks.

The Individual

You will have experience of working with the relevant service user group and an understanding of issues affecting the relevant service group. You should have good oral and written communication skills, good planning and organisational skills, and a commitment to maintaining high standards of care. You must be able to work flexibly between 8am - 8pm. These posts are 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 be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within specified timescales.

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