Vacancy posted: Friday, 4 May 2012
Salary/Wage: Grade 9a, ££30,581.64 - £34,931.44 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract Duration: Temporary until 1 January 2013
Please note priority will be given to staff on the redeployment list.
We are currently seeking experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Social Worker to join our highly committed and experienced Resources and Family Placement Team which is based in Galashiels but covers all of the Scottish Borders area. As a Social Worker within the Family Placement team you will be responsible for the recruitment, assessment support and training of substitute family carers (including Short Breaks and Kinship carers). You may also be involved in birth records counselling and step parent adoption reports. Scottish Borders Council’s Integrated Children’s Services has a range of services including multi agency Locality Teams, central resources teams, a co-located Child Protection, and integrated social work, education and health resources. A SSSC approved qualification in Social Work eg: Degree, DIPSW, CSS CQSW or equivalent is essential. We will offer you: • Regular, High Quality Supervision and Appraisal
• Manageable Workloads
• Ongoing Staff Development and Training
• Option of Car Lease scheme
For informal enquiries please contact Gareth Stott. Tel 01896 662799
Job Reference: SBO001534
Closing Date: 14-May-2012
About Scottish Borders Council
We're the biggest employer in the Scottish Borders. We play a big role in the day-to-day life of everybody in the area. And if you have big plans for the future, you'll find some pretty big opportunities on offer here. We employ everyone from administrators to accountants and dog wardens to designers, so whatever career you're looking for and whatever skills you have, the chances are that you can make the most of them with us. We make a big impact on people's lives. Do you have a big ambition to join us?