Do you want to be part of something exciting, educational and at the same time create a safe environment for children and young people, families and for individuals in society? We can offer you a varied and challenging job with good development opportunities and the opportunity to supplement your knowledge. In Gällivare municipality, we have a unit with all the exercise of authority in the areas of social services. Now we are looking for sociologists who want to work with the exercise of authority within Children and young people.
The aid unit's organization is divided into two operational parts of the exercise of authority within the social administration, each operation has a head of operations, one for the group of children and young people and one for the adult group, in addition there is a coordinator within each operation.
The activities for children and young people consist of social workers who investigate children and young people, as well as family law, outpatient care, LSS and family counselling.
As a social secretary, you have authority responsibilities according to SoL and LVU. You work with investigations based on received reports of concern or applications from guardians or young people. The tasks also include working with follow-up for children and young people in open interventions, which the unit's outpatient care carries out, but also follow-ups of placements in family homes and HVB. We aim to support families at an early stage and as far as possible at home.
The work includes collaboration with other colleagues within our business as well as collaboration with other partners. The position may include on-call duty.
You must have a degree in sociology. As a sociologist, you must have good knowledge of current legislation and have a humanistic view of people.
You must be able to express yourself easily in speech and writing.
You find it easy to work independently but also enjoy collaborating in groups and being able to maintain good relationships.
You are service-oriented, solution-focused and have a flexible attitude as the work may involve urgent decisions. You need to be confident in yourself and have the ability to set boundaries and have a professional approach.
You should also have experience working with BBIC
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Within the framework of the National Minority Languages Act, Gällivare municipality is the administrative municipality for Sami, Meänkieli and Finnish. Knowledge of one of these languages is meritorious when applying for employment in Gällivare municipality.
Gällivare municipality wants to be an attractive employer and we have various staff benefits such as wellness hours, free baths and the possibility of strength training/group training sessions or day passes at Dundret.
The aid unit has reduced working hours, with 2.5 hours shorter working time per week in case of full-time work.
We invest in close leadership, coordinators for supervision, in addition to offering you external supervision together with other supervisors.
You will also be offered participation in the Professional Journey, which is a national competence supply for social services, where you start with children and young people, as well as family home work.
Full time until further notice. Probationary employment may be applied.
We apply individual salary setting.
According to the agreement
A warm welcome with your application!
Tel Operations manager Thomas Strand 0970–818 312
With your application, we want you to include a CV and a personal letter. Original documents are provided on request.
Recruitment takes place on an ongoing basis and positions may be filled before the application deadline.
We have chosen our recruitment channels and do not wish for any recruitment assistance.
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