- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Kirkwall
- £18.87 per hour, G1035
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: ORK03214
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Children & Families Services
Relief Social Worker
Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£20.05 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate
We are looking to appoint qualified Social Workers to undertake Children and Families work.
You will be part of a small team covering the full range of statutory duties. We will provide regular supervision and guidance within a supportive team.
Orkney Health and Care have a commitment to developing preventative and non-statutory intervention. We have invested time and finances into this approach including developing social pedagogy and systemic practice.
We are committed to encouraging and supporting our staff to develop their career through local and national training opportunities and continuing professional development.
You will hold a relevant qualification – DipSW or equivalent and registration with SSSC.
This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children and adults.
Applications will be welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified workers. If you are interested and would like to know more, then please ring Peter McAndrew, Senior Practitioner, Children and Families Team, Tel: 01856 873535.
Recruitment for this post is on-going.
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk