Location:Mid Argyll Community Hospital & Integrated Care Centre, Blarbuie Road, Lochgilphead
Salary: £32,775 - £35,841 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Argyll & Bute Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Social Work
Department: Health and Social Care Partnership
Closing Date: Friday 29th September 2017
We are looking for a temporary qualified Social Worker who has knowledge of working with vulnerable adults and preferably experience of Adult Protection to join our team to cover Maternity Leave for approximately one year.
The post is based in Lochgilphead and covers the Mid Argyll area. This post involves assessment, review and case management of clients.
The successful candidate will have a strong sense of professional identity and an ability to work independently and as part of a small busy team. The individual appointed may be required to join the Social Work Emergency Out of hours Standby Service rota from time to time.
Applicants should note that:-
This post is not suitable for job share.
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.
This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with adults and children.
This is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis by an employee wishing to gain experience/career development and will be at the discretion on the employee's director.
You will be required to participate in standby or other out of hour's service arrangements, as appropriate.
This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll & Bute, and beyond, to meet the operational requirements of the Service
How to apply:-
For information relating to the duties and the requirements of this post, please contact Kate MacAulay, Local Area Manager Mid-Argyll on 07789868061.
If you are experiencing difficulty applying online and require assistance, please contact a member of the HR and Recruitment Team on 01546 604334, quoting the post reference ARB02360 / HAW00942.