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Service: Health and Social Care Partnership Closing Date: Tuesday 16th April 2024 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Work Team Manager to lead a small and committed team within Kintyre and Islay. We...

Service: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th April 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Work Team Manager to lead a small and committed team within Kintyre and Islay. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Social Worker to provide professional leadership and management to the Adult Social Work Team.

The post will be based in Campbeltown and will include regular travel to Islay. Campbeltown is a bustling seaside town situated on the Kintyre Peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. Kintyre offers the opportunity for excellent work-life balance with a strong sense of community and an array of sporting and cultural activities throughout the year. Outdoor pursuits are readily available and there are great cycling, running, paddle boarding and surfing opportunities on the doorstep.

If you are an experienced social worker with a strong commitment to social work values and an understanding of the key role social work can play in the integrated health and social care system then we would love to hear from you.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.
  • This post is not suitable for job share.
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with children and adults.
  • You will be required to participate in standby or other out of hour's service arrangements, as appropriate.
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is

Gillian Neal: Area Manager – Kintyre, Islay & Jura

Telephone Number: 07483 122 173

Email: Gillian.neal1@nhs.scot

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy

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