Social Worker - Criminal Justice

Argyll and Bute Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ARB04371

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019

Argyll and Bute are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic social worker to join Criminal Justice Services. You should have the personal qualities, professional knowledge and skills which will enable you to deliver high quality and effective Justice services in Oban and Mid Argyll. You will deliver the full range of statutory service including Court reports, community sentences and throughcare statutory responsibilities, including the management of MAPPA cases.

It is essential that you have a BA (Hons) in Social Work or equivalent, be registered with SSSC and are committed to social work values. As this post will require access to Visor, you will be required to undergo NPPV at level 2.

Applicants should note that:- This post is suitable for job share. This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with both adults and children.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.

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).

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If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

Shona Williams - Locality Manager

Telephone - 01631 569162

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