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Criminal Justice Social Worker

My Client currently have a vacancy available for a Qualified Social Worker to work within a Criminal Justice/Substance Misuse Team.

The role would be based in Paisley and would be starting asap, for an initial 1-2 months contract with potential to extend from there.

It is full time hours Monday - Friday and the rate of pay at the moment is negotiable.

The successful candidate must be a Qualified Social Worker with criminal justice experience, ideally within the court system and also knowledge of substance misuse.

The main purpose of the role is to provide Social Work Service to the Court and supervise individuals subject to DTTO's (Drug Treatment and Testing Orders).

The duties would include:
- Provide an assessment on suitability for bail
- Provide Social Work Reports to the Court, including standdown reports, and short timescale Criminal Justice Social Worker Reports
- Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop a suitable programme of treatment/intervention for individuals on Drug Treatment and Testing Orders
- Monitor compliance and initiate breach action where required
- Provide advice to the Court and sentencers on legalisation and the range of services provided by social work and other agencies to intervene with service users

If you would be interested in this position, please call Amy Sumner on 01772 208962 or email at your earliest convenience.
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