To be a member of the Management Team to contribute to the development of policy, procedures and service development in line with National Policy and to lead a team of Social Work employees to protect and promote the welfare and wellbeing of Children, Adults at Risk and Communities in order to assist with the promotion and integration of the Council’s key objectives in relation to those identified within the East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships Strategic Plan and the Council’s Community Plan.
East Ayrshire HSCP is a progressive high performing partnership with a strategic plan which prioritises People, Compassion and Partnership. As a Team Manager within a Locality Social Work Team whose caseload focuses on community care and protection you will be passionate about person centred care, have strong leadership skills and be able to support and develop your team to improve quality, engagement with partners and be able to demonstrate how your values will improve the outcomes of East Ayrshire residents. Your own development is important to us and we have many opportunities for your professional, managerial and leadership skills. A rewarding career in health and Social care awaits your application.
Please note a Social Worker Qualification is essential.
The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.
Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.
We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.
This is a full time permanent post based within Locality Health and Care, within the Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock.
Annual Salary £41,059 - £44,899
Please note; The information provided above are the standard conditions for this post. However, due to the current outbreak of Covid 19 you may/will be required to work from home until advised otherwise.