Social Worker (Children’s Disability Service), Inverness

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Job Description Post Title: Social Worker (Children’s Disability Service) Location: Inverness Hours: 35 hours per week Duration: Permanent Salary: £41,386 - £44,790 p.a. Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Job Description

Post Title: Social Worker (Children’s Disability Service)
Location: Inverness
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £41,386 - £44,790 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Jennifer Newlands Tel: 07718 956861

Job Purpose: Provide a Social Work Service to children and families affected by disability, including children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This will include specific activities in relation to children who are or require to be accommodated and to the protection of children. It also includes providing a service to vulnerable young people in transition to adulthood and to adult services.

Provide a service for children and families who have complex health needs including life limiting health conditions.

For further information, please click on the following video link: Unlock Your Potential: Become a Social Worker in Highland

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Requirements

  • CQSW, Dip SW, CSS or approved equivalent professional qualification in Social Work
  • Current Driving Licence
  • Registered with the Scottish Social Services Council on the ‘Social Worker’ part of the Register
  • At least 3 years Social Work experience of working with children and families affected by disability