Social Worker (Criminal Justice) (Permanent)

Recruiter
myjobscotland
Location
Paisley
Salary
£33,397 - £38,215 per year
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1179733850
Advert Based at Abbey House, 8 Seedhill Road, Paisley.This is an exciting opportunity to join one of our professionally challenging and rewarding criminal justice teams. You will have personal qualities, professional skills and knowledge which will be applied and tested in all aspects of service delivery within a busy criminal justice team. Work will include interventions with those convicted of high risk sexual and violent offences.You will manage criminal justice throughcare, licences and community orders, this will include undertaking appropriate assessments, case management and recording and monitoring work using electronic case recording systems. It is essential that you have a BA (Hons) in Social Work or equivalent; be registered with the SSSC and committed to social work values. You will have effective interpersonal, communication, IT, assessment and writing skills; be able to work as part of a team, on your own initiative and on a multi-agency basis and have a flexible approach. Experience of interventions with those with a range of issues such as addiction, housing, and employability issues is desirable, as is experience of writing reports to courts. Having undertaken and passed training in risk assessment tools such as LSCMI, SA07, RM2000 is desirable.As this post involves access to ViSOR, IT information system and/or involvement in MAPPA cases, preferred candidates will be required to undergo Non-Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) at Level 2. Ongoing review will be required in line with agreed Home Office standards at that time. If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. Closing Date - Monday 24 June 2019

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