Social Worker - C&F SW Long Term Team West - 2 posts, Galashiels

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Job Details Grade: 9A Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 pro rata per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent


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

Role Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated, passionate and supportive children and families statutory social work team.

Based in our Galashiels office you will form part of the Children and Families long term team covering the western end of Scottish Borders.

This is a post which offers a varied case load in a rural setting.

We offer a high level of quality training and supervision to our staff including opportunities for personal and professional development.

Essential

Professional social work qualification recognised by the SSSC eg. Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW. Registration with Scottish Social Services Council.

Up-to-date understanding of the key issues and relevant theoretical background facing professional children and families social workers, particularly relating to child protection and looked after children.


A Valid UK Driving Licence and use of a vehicle 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 Lesley McLean and Sheona Newton by telephone on +441721726310 or by email at lesley.mclean@scotborders.gov.uk. sheona.newton@scottishborders.gov.uk




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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