Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


We have an immediate opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker with experience in statutory children and families social work to start as soon as possible. The post is offered on a 3 month contract full-time basis.

Our client is looking for experienced and qualified children and families social workers to undertake the following: - To receive referrals

To undertake initial assessment of the referrals received

To undertake statutory functions in relation to child protection referrals and registrations

To undertake statutory function in relation to young people who are looked after

To participate in the duty rota for Children & Families referrals

To build positive, co-operative working relationships with practice team staff and to engage effectively with outside agencies.

To participate in care plan reviews, planning meetings and case conferences as required.

To contribute to Practice Team meetings and staff development sessions.

To maintain case records in accordance with agency expectations.

To participate in supervision which will be offered on a regular basis.

To become familiar with the local authorities policies and procedures

To promote equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice in all aspects of work.

To undertake any other appropriate duties as determined by the Social Work Director or his nominee.


The Social Care Community Partnership


Ideally applicants should have at least 1 years UK post qualifying experience within a children and families social work context and have a proven ability in carrying out initial assessments, IERs and social background reports. One of the posts also requires the successful applicant to undertake duty work.

Applicants MUST possess a relevant qualification in Social Work e.g. DipSW, CCETSW, Degree or Masters in Social Work and be willing to arrange a face to face appointment to register with one of our Consultants or Care Managers at our office based in Loanhead - other arrangements can be made if this is not possible.

The successful applicant must also have current registration with the Scottish Social Services Council , and possess a recent PVG Scheme Record through Disclosure Scotland, this can be applied for through our agency. Post Qualifying awards in Child Protection and Joint Interview Training highly desirable. Use of the SWIFT assessment and recording system highly desirable. Due to the area covered a car driver with access to their own transport is essential.

The Social Care Community Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and has recently been awarded the Scotland Excel Contract - the only specialist Social Work recruitment agency to supply personnel to all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland. As a general rule we offer PAYE contracts to all Locum staff we employ which means that you are paid directly through our agency and are covered by our own insurances negating the need to use a third party payroll provider. In addition to this there are no fees to pay for payroll services or insurances and contractors accrue holiday pay on top of their hourly rate and are auto enrolled into our pension scheme. The Social Care Community Partnership also has Investors in People Gold Award Status.

  • social work