Social Worker (Generic)

Argyll and Bute Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ARB04407

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Friday 1st February 2019

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Social Worker within the generic Social Work Team on the island of Islay for a fixed term of one year to provide maternity cover. The successful candidate will have relevant experience of fieldwork within both Adult Care and Children and Families or within either setting but with an enthusiasm to broaden experience to include working across both age settings.

Applicants should note that:- This post is 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 both adults and children.

This is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis by an employee wishing to gain experience/career development and will be at the discretion of the employee’s line manager.

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:

Patricia Ann Barr - Social Worker

Telephone - 01496 301308

Email -


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