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West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, EH54 6FF
£45,574 - £50,529 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.


Fixed Term, one year, maternity cover 

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged

The main focus of this role will be to manage our Justice Throughcare Team for 12 months (maternity cover).  This team is responsible for the supervision and management of our post custody licenses and Orders.  Applicants should have considerable experience of statutory Justice Social Work and risk assessment tools.  This role will require a good level of legislative knowledge relevant to the post and the ability to support staff to work with challenging and complex cases.

This post will also be responsible for managing our domestic abuse programme and will contribute, along with the extended management to the wider service development and operational management. 

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 the West Lothian Council

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.  If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account.