- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Hawick
- £34,545.40 to £37,757.40 per annum, Grade 9A
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: SBO03487
Hourly Rate: £18.92 - £20.68
Salary: £34,545.39 - £37,757.38 Per Annum
Contract Duration: Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Senior Social Worker in the Children & Families long term team based in Hawick.
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, energetic social worker to effectively and efficiently provide a high quality service to children and families.
You will provide support and supervision to staff, provide advice and guidance to individuals, families and groups experiencing child care challenges. You will work primarily with children and families who require longer term support. The post holder will work with children on the Child Protection Register and those who are Looked After and Accommodated as well as ensuring an early intervention service within the locality.
Professional Social Work Qualification and Registration with SSSC.
Informal enquiries can be made to Laura Mitchell by email: Laura.Mitchell@scotborders.gov.uk or by tel: 01450 364777
Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk