Hourly Rate: £17.70 – £19.21
Salary: £32,303.92 – £35,059.67 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary maternity cover until 29/02/2024 (or earlier return of the post holder)
Interviews for this post will be held on 23/01/2023
Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic forward thinking team and local authority who are open to flexible working and are committed to the services it provides to the citizens it serves. We work in a dynamic and fast paced environment, we would encourage applications from candidates who are eager to work within a busy Adult Social Work Team where there is a range of opportunities.
You will work as part of a large team and a wider multi-agency with regular group and individual supervision as well as the opportunity for development and training.
You will have the opportunity to take part in our duty system and case management will be a requirement.
The successful candidate must have compassion and empathy to support individuals who need our services and are able to work in partnership with colleagues to deliver a high standard of social work practice.
HNC in Social Care & Health or equivalent studies, and full SVQ3 in Care or equivalent.
Experienced applicants will be considered, where there is evidence, and agreement to complete relevant qualification within 2 years from appointment.
A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post. * If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.
Informal enquiries may be made to Lloyd Wilson on: 07989 731 760 or Hayley McKenzie on: 07729 046 643.
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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