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Seymour House, 274 Clepington Road, DD3 8DY
£32,411 - £36,518 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

Based at Seymour House, 274 Clepington Road, working part time, 35 hours per week, on a rota basis covering evenings and weekends, a 25% salary supplement is paid.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Theresa Stewart 01382 307964 or email


You will be a qualified Social Worker (Degree in Social Work, CQSW; Dip SW or equivalent). You will have post qualifying experience of child protection or adult support and protection work.


Supervising and prioritising the work on shift, you will undertake your duties on a rota basis. You will have responsibility for ensuring that the OOHS provides an efficient and effective response to referrals for social work services. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to the day-to-day running of the team, to help promote positive working relationships within the service and with other agencies and to assume management responsibility in the absence of the Team Manager.

The Individual

You will be capable of independent decision-making and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be able to respond appropriately in a crisis, have good negotiating skills and supervisory experience. You will have recent experience in social work, in child care/protection and/or adult care/protection, and experience in multi-agency working.

You will be confident, calm, motivated and able to work under pressure and able to manage conflict.

You will be able to work at nights, weekends, public holidays and able to work flexibly and at short notice.

You will have a full, current driving licence (level 3) and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

You will have the ability to register with SSSC within timescales.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

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