Senior Social Worker - C&F SW Duty Team - 2 posts, Galashiels

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Job Details Grade: 9A Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 pro rata per annum Hours: 35 Contract Duration: Permanent Post 1 - Galashiels Post 2 - Galashiels Role Purpose Supporting children and families across the whole of...

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 pro rata per annum
Hours: 35
Contract Duration: Permanent

Post 1 - Galashiels
Post 2 - Galashiels

Role Purpose

Supporting children and families across the whole of the Scottish Borders, the Duty Assessment Team is a busy environment in which all concerns for children are screened and initial assessment of risk and need undertaken. If you are an experienced Children and families social work professional, energetic, enthusiastic and skilled in managing the pressures of child protection practice - we are looking for two senior social workers who will thrive within this dynamic, challenging, fast paced team – based centrally in Galashiels.

Essential

Appropriate social work qualification at degree or diploma level (DipSW).
Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).



* 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 Mardette Fenwick at mardette.fenwick@scotborders.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.