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Ref no:
CLA02752
Published:
7/4/2022
Closes:
21/4/2022
Location:
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Salary:
£34,620.28 - £38,580.53 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

To provide a statutory Social Work Service in accordance with the provisions of relevant legislation and national and local guidelines. The post will work primarily reviewing care at home packages of support ensuring the best outcomes for individuals.  The focus will be a strength based approach to identify informal networks or supports as well as innovative alternatives to formal supports. Working in partnership with the individual their  families and carers, relevant professionals, other agencies and the wider community whilst adhering to all applicable legislation and Clackmannanshire Council policies and procedures, including both statutory and non-statutory requirements.

To assume assessment, planning and review responsibilities in line with the statutory function of the Service, carrying out assessment of service users needs and risks, working alongside colleagues in a multi-disciplinary model to ensure individuals receive a high quality of care and support. The role will also involve participating in structured consultation/supervision sessions and representing the Social Work Service in multi-disciplinary forums.  This will all be in accordance with Council or hosted stakeholders arrangements, through a Service Level Agreement or Partnership arrangement.  The post holder will demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation

Requirements

This post is considered regulated work with children and/or protected adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  You 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 Clackmannanshire Council.  The cost of this check will be deducted from your salary.

Clackmannanshire Council welcomes applications from everyone and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to being an exemplar employer with an inclusive culture, developing a workplace environment where all our employees are treated with dignity and respect. For this vacancy, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority groups, who are currently under represented in our workforce.

Clackmannanshire Council is a living wage accredited employer.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paper application pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.

Only for Temp posts (Internal applicants only) - There may be an opportunity for you to seek permission to apply for this position on a secondment basis. Applicants should ensure they read the secondment policy on connect which can be accessed here and seek agreement from their service prior to applying.