Hourly Rate: £22.18 – £23.96
Salary: £40,485.94 – £43,734.43 pro rata per annum (plus 26% EDT Allowance)
Hours: 1x 19.25 hours 1×17.5 hours (An Increase in hours could be discussed if preferred candidates are interested)
Contract Duration: Permanent
Please note the closing date has been extended until 28th November 2023.
Please indicate quite post you are applying for on your application form
Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.
Please find attached a PowerPoint that explains the role of an Emergency Duty Team Social Worker.
19.25 hours per week over a 16 week rota. Seven day working. Evenings, weekends, fixed and public holidays. Actual hours will vary from week to week, fixed over the 16 week period. 2 full weeks off during the 16 week period plus 3 weekends off as part of shift pattern.
There will be additional hours available to cover for annual leave/sickness, however this is not guaranteed.
Team members are encouraged to demonstrate a willingness to cover additional shifts to ensure continuity of service and support for colleagues on shift.
Additional hours are available for mandatory and developmental training, this will be in addition to your contracted hours
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 an enthusiastic and experienced Social Worker to join our established team. This is a demanding but rewarding role, working with a dedicated team, responding to a wide ranging needs across the Scottish Borders local area.
There are two workers on shift and one of the workers will do a sleeping standby overnight following the shift. There is always access to support from a member of the senior management team as well as good working links with partner agencies, Police & NHS in particular.
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
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 Kerry Elliott by telephone on 01896 752111 or by email at [email protected]
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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