- Randall House, Macmerry Business Park, Macmerry, EH33 1RW
- £40,276 - £44,966 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
This position has expired.
Hourly rate of pay: £22.07-£24.64
Temporary for the next 12 months.
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, Flexi-time scheme.
To start to start in January approx. but could be sooner.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Adult Social Work Services (ASWS) on a temporary basis for up to twelve months as a Senior Practitioner.
Working closely with ASWS Team Managers, Service Manager and General Manager, the post operates across all areas of adult social work services including assessment and care management, duty and Adult Support and Protection.
You will lead and direct a team of Social Workers and Community Care Workers and oversee the team's Governance, Assurance and performance management systems.
INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY / SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY
Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us). Any current employee wishing to apply for this temporary post as a secondment should discuss it with their current line manager in the first instance.
To provide an advanced level of practice that ensures appropriate services are provided to meet client needs within the department’s statutory obligations and departmental policies and procedures.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Essential: Approved qualification in Social Work, and SSSC registration.
Desirable: Post qualifying award
A full current driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential to manage the workload of this post*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability).
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
In line with current guidance, any PVG costs associated with this role will be paid for by the Scottish Government. There will be no charge to the applicant.
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years, then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UKwebsite.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo
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