Social Worker - Criminal Justice

Scottish Borders Council

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Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £17.75 - £19.40
Salary: £32,403.57 - £35,414.82 per annum*
Contract Duration: Temporary until 31 March 2019

*Please note salary details: Grade 8A, £27,165.83- £29,611.32 pro rata per annum if less than 2 years post qualifying experience.

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Criminal Justice Social Work service is looking to recruit an experienced criminal justice social worker. Applications are sought from suitably qualified social workers who can evidence good practice skills and an understanding of relevant legislation and national outcomes.

Due to the nature of the work it is essential that applicants are trained in the use of risk assessment tools relevant to, and have experience working with, sex offenders and/or perpetrators of domestic abuse.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to partnership working, and the delivery of effective interventions which support offenders, their families and the community.


Professional Social Work qualification

Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

I.T. literate with a willingness to undertake training as required

Trained in the application of risk assessment tools pertaining to sexual offending and/or domestic abuse perpetrators

informal Enquiries to

Kim McPartland Tel: 01835 824000 Ext 2605 or Email:

Applications must be made online at

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