Social Worker, Dingwall - HGH06885

The Highland Council

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  • Reference: HGH06885

Job Description

Post Title: Social Worker (Domestic Abuse) (2 posts)
Location: Dingwall
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £33,10 - £36,254 p.a. (Pay Award Pending)

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

This post is under represented in males. Applications from males are encouraged.

Contact Person: James Maybee, Tel: 01463 785000

Job Purpose:

To deliver the Caledonian System (CS) to male perpetrators of domestic abuse in accordance with the programme requirements. Contribute to risk management & public protection.

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 post the reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


CQSW, DipSW, or other fieldwork qualification recognised by SSSC.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively throughout Highland in order to deliver the duties of your post, which will involve regular evening work delivering groups.

Evidence of a knowledge and understanding of why men abuse women in intimate relationships; the risk & dangerousness indicators; the effects of domestic abuse on women & children; awareness of the cultural, societal and gender related aspects of domestic abuse; the principles of effective practice with men who abuse; cognitive-behavioural theory and techniques; and adult learning theory.

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