Social Worker - Adult Services, 427.32 - WEL04068

West Lothian Council
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The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 1 March 2020. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

To provide an Assessment and Care Management Service to a range of adult users, although the worker will primarily work with service users with autism and or learning disability.

To assess and manage risk under Adult Protection legislation

To deliver these services in accordance with current legislation and council policies, procedures and standards.

The skills and experience you must have:

BA in Social Work or other approved recognised Social Work qualification. Experience in assessment and care management/care- ordination in a social or health care setting Evidence competence and have a clear understanding to meet minimum standards of registration requirements of a social worker. An ability to evidence excellent written, IT and organisational skills. Have an understanding of the current practice and legislative requirements working with adults

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.

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 West Lothian Council.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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