Social Worker

£31,371 - £33,288 per year
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
We are looking for an experienced and qualified Social Worker to work within a locality setting supporting Children & Families in Stirling. Social Work staff work closely with colleagues in other services and agencies in providing an integrated approach that seeks to meet the range of different and complex needs that vulnerable children and their families experience.You will be expected to promote the safety and wellbeing of children and families and assist them to achieve positive outcomes. There will be a range opportunities within the job including child protection, kinship care, looked after and looked after and accommodated children from pre-birth as well as permanence. Along with excellent written and oral communication skills, you will have a working knowledge of GIRFEC, relevant legislation and have proven organisation skills and you will be flexible in your response to these service users demands as required. You will be expected to work with a certain amount of autonomy but will be accountable to the responsible team leader. You will hold a Degree in Social Work or recognised social work qualification and be SSSC registered.
The successful candidate will be required to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) for children. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to come in to complete the form and have your details verified.It is Stirling Council's policy to ask that you pay for this.

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