Adult Protection Officer - Three Posts - SBO03552

Scottish Borders Council

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  • Reference: SBO03552

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £18.92 - £20.68
Salary: £34,545.39 - £37,757.38 Per Annum
Contract Duration Permanent

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council are looking to recruit 3 x full time Permanent Adult Protection Officers

The Adult Protection Services in Scottish Borders Council are delivered through a Multiagency framework. There is clear inter-agency guidance, developed in partnership with Scottish Borders Council, NHS Borders, Police Scotland and the Third sector.

An Adult Protection Committee has been established to provide high level multi-agency oversight of policies and professional practice. The Adult Protection Unit will faclitate adult protection work on behalf of the Public Protection Service and ensure there is consistency and safety around the management of risk for thise cases which meet the threshold for statutory intervention.

This post will further contribute to a broader Public Protection Service approach and communicate and work with partners across wider Public Protection Issues..


Applicants must hold a relevant recognised qualification, e.g. Dip or Degree in social work, nursing or occupational therapy.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to David Powell by emailing: or by tel: 01896664159

Applications must be made online at

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