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  • Ref no: FIF14685
  • Published: 11/9/2019
  • Closes: 2/10/2019
  • Location: Fife Constabulary, Police HQ, Detroit Road, Glenrothes, KY6 2RJ
  • Salary: £32,944.00 - £36,473.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Internal Applicants Only

Work Location: Based at Police HQ, Glenrothes but working Fife Wide

Interview Date: Monday 14 October 2019

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Social Worker to become part of the Fife Criminal Justice Domestic Abuse Team covering the whole of Fife.  Supporting victims of domestic abuse, and their children, offering emotional and practical guidance.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

You are required to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment in this role and to complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the registration period.

The Individual

You should have significant experience of supporting victims of domestic abuse and their children.  You should possess good communication skills and be able to transfer these in different circumstance. You should be a good team player as well as being able to work alone and unsupervised at times.  You need to have experience in a relevant setting ie Criminal Justice, child care, adult protection or domestic abuse. A clear knowledge and understanding of the Child and Adult Protection guidelines and information sharing protocols is essential.

You should have a sound knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse, and the impact on victims and their families.  And be able to risk assess and manage high risk domestic abuse cases.   Experience of joint working with partners to achieve common goals, and case co-ordination. 

You should have a sound knowledge and have completed SHANARRI assessments, and experience of safety planning with domestic abuse victims and their children.  Experience of multi-disciplinary working and liaison with a range of agencies.

You will work within the Safe and Together principles.

Diploma in Social work or equivalent.


For further information, please contact:  Jane Gordon, Team Manager on 03451 555 555 Ext: 450534

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