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Beardmore Business Centre, 118 Dumbarton Road, Clydebank, G81 1UG
£39,125.86 - £42,355.93 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

This is a readvertisement.

Who We Are West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (WDHSCP) is a strategic partnership between West Dunbartonshire Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. It brings together both NHS and Local Authority responsibilities for community-based health and social care services within a single, integrated structure.

• We offer a range of family friendly policies and promote wellbeing and development of our staff

• WDHSCP covers the entire population of the local authority of West Dunbartonshire Council. The total population of the Council areas is 91,400 and the main centre within the Council area are Clydebank, Dumbarton and Alexandria.

• West Dunbartonshire HSCP’s vision is;

Improving lives with the people of West Dunbartonshire Learning Disability Services We are responsible for the planning and the delivery of high quality health and social care services to and with the communities of West Dunbartonshire.

Our core values are: • Protection • Improvement • Efficiency • Transparency • Fairness • Collaboration • Respect • Compassion

We are looking for a qualified social worker who, like us, are committed to making a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability. This is an exciting opportunity to join an integrated multi-disciplinary team to provide an effective service to service users, families and carers, promoting a high standard of practice, in accordance with statutory obligations, policies and procedures.

The successful candidate should have a good understanding of challenges faced by our client group. They should be highly motivated and enthusiastic, proactive as well as reactive. Proven organisational skills along with excellent written and oral communication skills.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact:- Malcolm Henderson on 0141 562 2333


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:

More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

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