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GCHSCP Emergency Services, G4 9XG
£29,393.89 - £33,389.75 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the largest out of hours emergency social work team in Scotland. It is a job share manager post within the Glasgow and Partners Emergency Social Work Service which covers Glasgow and the five other Local Authorities within the Greater Glasgow & Clyde Board area.
This is a generic statutory Social Work service covering all aspects of adult and child welfare including Adult Support and Protection, Mental Health Officer work and Child Protection. The service also delivers homelessness services in the out of hours for Glasgow.
The service runs 365 days per year between the hours of 4.45pm and 9am weekdays and weekends, 3.55pm on a Friday until 9am on a Monday as well as all public holidays for the six local authorities. The current shift roster covers back shift, day shift (weekends) and nightshifts. The post holder will have a job share roster which is pro rata with the ability to be flexible and at times cover other shifts. They will be part of an established management team who will provide excellent support. 
The successful candidate will possess the drive and skill required to achieve excellent service practice standards and service delivery. A key requirement of the post is an ability to support, manage and develop staff as well as communicate effectively. Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills are essential, as well as demonstrating the ability to engage with other internal and external agencies at all levels. Applicants must possess a Degree / Diploma in Social Work (or Social Work equivalent) and be able to demonstrate commitment to Continuous Professional Development.

These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with SSSC Registration. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Check.
As Scottish Social Services Council registration is a statutory requirement for this post under the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001, you must either be already registered or be registered within 6 months from the date you start in this post. Your employment is subject to your continued registrations. Please note as part of the local government pay deal, local authority staff are currently not required to pay SSSC fees.


Working for us! For more information on Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (GCC) please visit the following websites:

GCC Website and GCC Conditions of Service

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

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