Assistant Team Leader - Galashiels - 2 posts

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Job Details Grade: 9A Hourly Rate: £22.18 - £23.96 Salary: £40485.94 - £43734.43 per annum Contract Duration: Temporary until 28/02/2025 Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale...

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £22.18 - £23.96
Salary: £40485.94 - £43734.43 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 28/02/2025

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

Assistant Team Leader posts x 2 have become vacant in the Eildon locality temporarily.

The post holder will replace a 1-year maternity post, commencing in 2024 & 1 post covering 9 months Acting up post, due to commence as soon as possible.

The Eildon team on a whole provides support & assistance to adults living within the area from the ages of 16 and above – needing support and assistance to live independently. The Team is made up of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and paraprofessionals.

The successful post holder will be responsible for the leadership and operational guidance for assessment, care management and reviewing services within the team and other responsibilities such as; screening of referrals, authorisations of assessments & support plans, dealing with self-directed support matters, duty etc. The post holder is required to have knowledge and understanding of Legislations and Polices pertinent to the service, and overall understanding of processes and IT skills required in Adult services.

Essential

Applicants must possess a recognised professional qualification in Social Work



A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post.*

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.€€Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Colin Frater on 01896664157.


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.

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