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Community ServicesKing Street, DG2 9AN
£22,455.67 - £23,635 per year
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Position Type:
Part Time
29 hours per week


Unpaid Work Supervisor (13/749)


£22,455.67 - £23,635



The Unpaid Work Team within Justice Social Work is looking to recruit an unpaid work supervisor, to work 29 hours over 4 days per week. This permanent post will work Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday each week, 8.45am - 3.45pm.


The post will assist in the delivery of unpaid work and other activities under the Community Payback Scheme, as ordered by courts as a possible part of community disposal.


The post will be involved in supervising groups of individuals across the East of the region and will be based at Dumfries. The post is to support an established team.


Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of working independently and in groups or teams and have great people skills. Experience in training and supervising individuals and previous experience in working with offenders would be an advantage. They must have a good understanding of the needs of offenders and be able to work in a non-judgemental manner using pro social modelling skills.


They must also have a good understanding of Health and Safety legislation and be able to demonstrate the ability to work safely and within national and local health and safety procedures.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.


Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.



For further information please contact Craig Landsborough 07909854479

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