Social Worker/Care Manager (4 Posts)

Scottish Borders Council

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Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £17.57 - £19.21
Salary: £32,075.07 - £35,068.07 per annum*
Contract Duration: Permanent

* Please note salary details: Grade 8A, £26,837.33- £29,282.82 pro rata per annum if less than 2 years post qualifying experience.

Role Purpose

Social work in hospital settings brings unique challenges and opportunities for learning and development. In the Scottish Borders, the complexities of working with vulnerable adults in hospital settings is recognised as requiring knowledgeable, skilled, highly motivated, effective and efficient professionals: There is an active commitment to support safe and lawful hospital discharges for all vulnerable adults. In order to strengthen the team responsible for assessing and planning complex hospital discharges, four social work posts are available to candidates to apply for. Applicants must be qualified, registered social workers with knowledge pertaining to working with vulnerable adults and hospital discharge planning. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of roles and tasks in a multi-disciplinary environment and the ability to maintain professional boundaries and integrity.


Diploma in Social Work/CQSW
Must be registered with the SSSC as a social worker.

Informal Enquiries to

Jane Prior, Tel: 01835 824000 Ext 4168 or Email:

Applications must be made online at

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