Social Worker/Care Manager - Borders General Hospital

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Job Details Grade: 9A Hourly Rate: £22.18 - £23.96 Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they...

Job Details

Grade: 9A

Hourly Rate: £22.18 - £23.96

Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 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

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated Social Worker/Care Manager with experience in Adult Social Care to join our recently formed Discharge Team based in the Borders General Hospital (BGH). You'll work in a fast paced environment as part of a friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team. Every day will bring new challenges but also the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of patients in BGH and their families. Working closely with NHS clinicians, care providers, patients and their families you will assess and facilitate arrangements for patients leaving an acute hospital setting.

In return we offer a supportive team environment, commitment to continuous professional development and offer regular supervision and annual appraisal.
We offer a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

Scottish Borders Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work. We would like to hear from you if you are a team player, empathic, enabling and resilient with a 'can do’, solution-focussed approach

Essential

Professional Social Work qualification.

Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council.

Registered Nurse registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Nikki Reid by telephone on 01896 826271 or by email at nikki.reid@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.

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