Social Worker, Colonsay Resource Centre, Perth (PKC05159)

Perth & Kinross Council

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Job Description

Social Worker (Permanent) - PKC05159
£33,711 - £36,865
Colonsay Resource Centre, Perth

You will be a qualified social worker preferably working in a Children & Families team. You will have responsibility for statutory social work cases and will carry your own caseload.

The team covers child & family social work within Perth City and extends to Scone, Balbeggie, Collace, Wolfhill and Guildtown.
The post offers the opportunity to undertake child protection and risk assessment work, with children who are looked after at home, who are accommodated, parenting and family work, assessment and care-planning, and working within the Children's Hearing system. In line with the principles of 'Getting it Right for every Child' , inter-agency working within local networks is an uppermost aspect of the work; there are a number of resources and services to draw upon in supporting local children and young people. The client group is 0 - 17 years approximately.
Continuous professional development and training opportunities relevant to the post are offered.

For further information on this post, please contact Lesley Whyte on 01738 477615.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please note, it is anticipated that interviews for this post will take place on Thursday 31 January 2019.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

The Individual

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