Hourly Rate: £19.50 – £21.31
Salary: £35,588.92 – £38,892.17 Pro Rata Per Annum
Contract Duration: Permanent
The Emergency Duty Team provides a Social Work response for all client groups across the Scottish Borders outside office hours, including weekends and Public and Fixed Holidays. We are seeking three enthusiastic and experienced Social Workers to work on an Annualised basis covering for other members of the team when they are absent due to Annual Leave etc. This is a demanding but rewarding role, working with a dedicated team, responding to wide ranging needs. The successful applicants will work an average of 7 hours per week, and the pattern of work will be dictated by the needs of the team for cover and the actual hours worked each week will vary.
Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.
CCETSW approved qualification in Social Work e.g. DipSW Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
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 can be made to Roy Ledsham by emailing
[email protected] or by tel 01896 752111.
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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