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Supervising Social Worker

  • Location: Dundee (Hybrid working arrangements in place)
  • Salary: £32,100 to £33,900 (Placing dependent on experience)
  • Closing Date: 26/06/2022

The Role

We are looking to recruit a fully qualified Social Worker (DipSW, CQSW, Degree or Msc in Social Work) to join our Family Based Care Team.

The position is for an initial fixed term period of 18 months with the possibility to extend the term depending on circumstances. We will consider applications from individuals seeking to work job share/part time and flexible working is available. We currently operate a hybrid model of working which offers a mix of home and office based working.

As an employer who follows Safer Recruitment processes, we require an application form to be completed and cannot accept CV only.

The Responsibilities

You will provide high quality individualised support to our foster carers who offer safe and nurturing homes to children and young people.  You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of child care and protection practice, legislation and care standards and be committed to multi-agency working to bring about positive outcomes for children and young people.

You must be able to communicate effectively involving carers and young people in decision making processes. You will have the ability to undertake comprehensive assessments within given timescales.

You must be committed to continuous learning and development and be willing to engage in our culture of Growth Mindset.

You must be/or be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timeframe.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

How to Apply

As an employer who follows Safer Recruitment processes, we require an application form to be completed and cannot accept CV only.

Application Form

Supervising Social Worker – Job Description And Person Specification

Contact Human Resources on 01382 561279 or email recruitment@carolina.org.uk for an informal discussion about this post.

CLOSING DATE: 26/06/2022

Carolina House Trust does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

It is Carolina House Trust recruitment policy to reply to applications via email, therefore when applying, can you please provide your email address.

Carolina House Trust aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of, is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Carolina House Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Carolina House Trust is a registered Scottish Charity No SC016289.