Social Worker Advanced Practitioner

NHS Highland

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES2.20.006

North & West Operational Area

Highland Health & Social Care

Social Worker Advanced Practitioner

Caithness (East & West Integrated Teams
37.5 hours per week


Salary Scale: Band 7 £37,570 - £44,688 per annum

Highland Health and Social Care Services help people from all walks of life, as well as their families or carers. Health and Social Care in Highland provides help and assistance in many situations arising due to illness, disability, old age or poverty.

Caithness District has a vacancy for a full time Advanced Practitioner for Social Work. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, qualified social worker. He/she will experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary service which supports adults living in a large remote and rural geography with the potential challenges this can present. The post holder will provide support and supervision to the social work team working in the two integrated teams in Caithness (East and West). He/she will lead on complex cases and Adult Support and Protection.

This role will work at an advanced social work level within the District; the post holder must be registered with SSSC as a social worker and been qualified for at least 2 years.

A full driving licence and use of own car for work purposes are essential requirements of the post as you will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

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