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Grangemouth Social Work Office Oxgang Road Grangemouth, FK3 9EF
£43,252 - £46,802 per year
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Full Time
37 hours per week

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Falkirk is seeking new social work colleagues – offering new career opportunities for experienced registered social workers.

We’re proud to offer a workforce that values equality, human rights, justice, and professional integrity. We’re passionate about fostering a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve.

Registered social worker who are practicing at an advanced practitioner level to join us in our Locality children and Families Teams. We have several positions (full-time and part-time) available. These posts offer an exciting opportunity for experienced, motivated, and ambitious practitioners to work in a dynamic environment.

Our roles have been designed to improve career development and learning opportunities for experienced colleagues. The role requires social workers to practice at a higher level of competence pulling on an accumulation of experience, level of expertise (academic and developmental) and the ability to confidently engage with situations that present greater risk and complexity.

You will need to have experience in working with children and families and knowledge of relevant policies, legislation, and guidance together with an ability to assess and manage risk. You will also be required to evidence a commitment to your own continuous professional and development.

To apply you must have a minimum 3-year post-qualifying experience, accompanied by:

  • Evidence of Post Graduate Qualification, or
  • Evidence of additional learning and development*, and
  • Management of Complex Cases

*Commitment to undertake Post Graduate Qualification if successful.

Applicants to this are required to evidence experience of chairing meetings and a proven track record of supporting team practice development, such as mentoring, facilitating student placements, and supporting groupwork.

We work hard to offer a diverse range of development opportunities, encouraging our teams to acquire and share knowledge, information, and resources. You will join a team that values innovation, co-designing services which are shaped by lived experienced and an environment which provides freedom to try new things and learn from mistakes.

We want to be a forward-thinking workforce who are determined to make a real positive difference for people accessing services and living in our communities. Our local services are:

  • Trauma informed, with a relationship and strengths-based approach at the heart of our practice.
  • Committed to fostering a culture where all our workforce feels valued, included and able to be their best at work.
  • Encouraging development opportunities through our social work service workforce development team, working alongside colleagues to provide a range of learning and development opportunities and maintain a strong focus on continuous professional development. This applies to new and experienced workers and supports our mission to be recognised as a learning organisation promoting openness and creativity across the workforce.

We are proud to offer:

  • Supportive team structure
  • Time for reflective supervision
  • A culture where your voice matters and opportunities are available to shape how we work together as a team, service and across the Council and partnerships.
  • Bespoke training and a range of career development opportunities
  • Generous annual leave and mobile /flexible working supporting work life balance.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Local Government pension scheme and employee benefits and rewards scheme

You will be required to gain/maintain PVG scheme membership.

For an informal discussion, please contact; Karen Whinnery, Team Manager via email; or phone 01324 506070

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