Social Worker (FIF11061)

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF11061

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2019

Interview Date: Monday 10 September 2018

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.


Assessment, care planning, case recording, monitoring and reviewing of care plans for a case load of service users with disabilities/mental health conditions. Preparing reports, attending meetings as required for the benefit of service uses within your case load. These tasks will be carried out in partnership with service users, family members, social work colleagues and other professionals, agencies, as necessary to meet need.

Identify, assess and support suitable carers who will provide day support, respite and long term care for adults with disabilities/mental health conditions.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

The Individual

Working directly with service users and their families to complete personal outcomes assessments, risk assessments and develop personal outcome support plans with multi agency professionals. Identify and co-ordinate appropriate resources working with service users and their families and supporting carers. Review and amend support plans where necessary in conjunction with service users and families. Provide a duty service for the team on a rota basis.

Provide professional advice, guidance and support to people with physical/mental health problems or learning disability on a case work basis.

Liaison with and work in partnership with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies working in the field of disability and health.

Promotion of harmonious relationships and good working practices between the staff team, service users, parents, carers and other professionals who work with in the service

Adhere to the suite of protective legislation, working with procedures and guidance to support individuals in a person centred manner, and deliver services in accordance with the eligibility criteria

Promote the aims and objectives of the service at all times

A diploma in Social Work, or equivalent, and registration with SSSC are required.

For further information please contact: Melanie Durowse on 03451 555 555 Ext: 442101 or email 

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