Social Worker - ABC06283

Aberdeen City Council

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  • Reference: ABC06283

Job Description

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Location: Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week

Job Purpose:

Provide a high quality systemic social work service within a social work team to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines. Be accountable for work undertaken with children and families, which includes assessing needs, planning and delivering focused interventions to safeguard children and developing plans to promote positive outcomes.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

BA Social Work qualification or equivalent DipSW, CQSW

SSSC Registration




The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

A Commitment to the principles of the systemic social work practice

The ability to assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework

The ability to assess needs, formulate and implement effective social work interventions

The ability to prioritise tasks, manage own workload and be accountable for quality case work with children and families to achieve positive outcomes

The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and build rapport with a range of individuals including children and families and other professionals

The ability to negotiate effectively to reach a resolution and successfully implementing changeThe ability to deal with complex issues in a sensitive and appropriate manner

The ability to use information management systems to maintain accurate management information and high quality data

Ability to analyse and evaluate complex information to produce high quality concise reports to inform quality casework and business decisions

The ability to provide social work interventions to children and families and present concise reports about complex information as required to internal, external audiences including presenting in Court

Ability to use research findings and statutory guidance to inform social work practice


The Individual

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