- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Kirkcaldy
- £32,944 to £36,473 per annum, Scottish Joint Council FC 8
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: FIF14451
Interview Date: week commencing Monday 9 September 2019
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The key focus for Older People’s Service is to find ways to empower Service Users and their families and to develop ‘personalised approaches’ to service delivery.
Expectations of Service Users constantly change and the challenge for Older People’s Service is to respond to this with innovative solutions to meet individual needs.
The Older People’s Service includes teams who:-
Support individuals to live within their local communities; support individuals to access short breaks; provide assessment and care management support from Social Workers within local teams; carry out statutory interventions to have specific needs met related to learning or physical disability and mental ill health. This includes the support of the Fife wide Mental Health Officers Team.
You will work as an effective member of a locality based Social Work team, helping us to make a positive difference in the Community. You will provide an effective assessment and care management service incorporating any relevant statutory duties. You will act as a Social Worker undertaking casework which includes partnership working with NHS colleagues, Police, Statutory and Third Sector professionals to provide professional advice and guidance to individuals, families and groups within the community.The Individual
You may on rare occasion undertake activities out-with normal working hours and be prepared to work in the evenings and at weekends if required, e.g. training sessions, unusual circumstances and the occasional emergency situation that may arise.
You should have considerable experience in a relevant setting and knowledge and understanding of Adult Protection legislation, guidelines and information sharing protocols.
Experience of joint working to achieve common goals and significant post-qualifying experience providing statutory social work services is desirable.
A relevant Qualification in Social Work is essential, as is registration with the Scottish Social Services Council.
Contact Details for vacancy: Billy Bunce 03451 555 555 ext 460513 e-mail:- Billy.Bunce@fife.gov.uk
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk