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Galashiels Social Work Office, 4 Abbotsford Road, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3DS
£35,588.92 - £38,892.17 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £19.50 - £21.31
Salary: £35,588.92 - £38,892.17 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

As a new opportunity is now available within the Central Borders adult social work & social care team based in Galashiels.  This offers a great opportunity within a supportive and lively team to experience the role of Assistant Team Leader as part of career development. 

The post holder will work alongside an experienced TL/ATL management group to provide leadership to a busy and skilled adult social work locality team who undertake a range of statutory social work, adult support and protection investigations/casework,  as well as complex care management. The post is open to those with a registered qualification in Social Work , Nursing or Occupational Therapy. 


Applicants must possess a recognised professional qualification in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Nursing.

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

Informal enquiries can be made to Sean Dunn by emailing or by tel 01896 664 157.

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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