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Beech Brae Education Centre Duffus Road Elgin Moray, IV30 4GP
£36,644 - £40,659 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21.75 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

As a social worker you will be required to work in accordance with the relevant legal and contemporary policy frameworks including The Promise and national frameworks for the support and protection of children. As a social worker you will partner with children, young people, their families and communities to provide services in collaboration with other agencies and organisations.

Within this collaborative framework you will assist in the identification of local need and participate in the design and delivery of appropriate services which support resilience in relationships, meet needs and manage risks. 


To partner with children, young people and their families to promote their well-being.

To further promote the wellbeing of children, young people and their families by working with other agencies, organisations and individuals.

To participate in the development, monitoring and evaluation of services for children, young people and their families.

Health & Safety at Work.

The Individual

Experience within child care/child protection setting or potential to adapt other relevant experience.

Understanding of Lead Professional role in a multi-agency environment.

A Degree / CQSW/ Diploma in Social Work and SSSC Registration.

Knowledge of, and ability to work effectively within, relevant child care legislation and practice.

Good assessment and report writing skills.

Good communication and mediation skills.

Good organisational skills.

Significant knowledge of the needs of children with disrupted lives.

Ability to challenge practice appropriately.

Ability to contribute to service development.

Ability to work effectively with Area Team Social Workers and other agency staff.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service.  Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van.

Effective communication skills; oral and written.

Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to service development.

Ability to deal with personal stress, and support carers in crisis.

Be reliable and consistent.

Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality.

Willingness to accept direction/ delegation.

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service.

Ability to work in an open plan office (if applicable).

Ability to work in different offices dependent on service requirements.


Closing Date: 10 December 2021

Starting Salary: £36,644 (pro rata)

£19.44 per hour

21.75 hours per week

Proposed Interview Date: 17 December 2021

For further information, contact Claire Durrant - 01343 557922   

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