CS1375 - Social Worker

Favourite Falkirk Council & Falkirk Community Trust
Ref no: FLK03521
Closes: Monday, 26th February 2018
Published: Tuesday, 13th February 2018
Location: HM Young Offenders, Redding Road, Polmont, Falkirk
Salary: £31,195 - £34,146 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 18.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Falkirk Council & Falkirk Community Trust
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Criminal Justice

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Exciting opportunity for a skilled and motivated Social Worker is required to join a multi-skilled team.

A Social Worker is required by Falkirk Council’s Criminal Justice Service. The post will be based with the Prison Based Social Work Team, HMYOI Polmont.

You will be an experienced and skilled Social Worker and it is essential that you hold a DipSw or equivalent qualification and registration with SSSC. You will have a sound knowledge base in relation to Criminal Justice Social Work and have a good awareness of effective practice with offenders.

It would also be an advantage if you hold accreditation in risk assessment tools such as SA07 and LCSMI. You will have access to regular supervision and training.

You will work 18.5 hours per week. You will be required to work flexibly.

This post is temporary until March 2019 due to budget restrictions.

For an informal discussion please contact David Timpany, Team Manager, Forth Valley Accredited Programmes Team & Prison Based Social Work Team HMYOI Polmont on (01324) 506445.

If you are the successful candidate for this post, you will be working with children and/or vulnerable adults and therefore you must have PVG membership.

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