Social Worker (35), Portree - HGH04746

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Ref no: HGH04746
Closes: Wednesday, 24th January 2018
Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018
Location: Tign Na Sgire, Park Lane, Portree, Isle of Skye
Salary: £33,160 - £36,254 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Highland Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Children's Social Work

Job Description

Post Title: Social Worker (Disability Services)    
:   Portree
Hours:       35 hours per week
Duration:   Permanent
Salary:       £33,160 - £36,254 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

This post is under represented in males.  Applications from males are encouraged.

Contact Person:Tracey McFarlane-Gillan, Tel: 01463 668693

Job Purpose: Provide a Social Work Service to children and families affected by disability, including children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This will include specific activities in relation to children who are or require to be accommodated and to the protection of children. It also includes providing a service to vulnerable young people in transition to adulthood and to adult services.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 609575 (24 hour voicemail) quoting post the reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.


CQSW, Dip SW, CSS or approved equivalent professional qualification in Social Work.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Registered with the Scottish Social Services Council on the ‘Social Worker’ part of the Register.

Experience of working with children and families affected by disability.

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