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  • Ref no: SBO04276
  • Published: 15/9/2020
  • Closes: 27/9/2020
  • Location: Galashiels Local Office, Paton Street, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3AS
  • Salary: £35,588.92 - £38,892.17 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

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

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Justice Social Work Service is looking to recruit two experienced justice social workers. Applications are sought from suitably qualified social workers, who can evidence good practice skills and an understanding of relevant legislation and national outcomes. Due to the nature of the work it is essential that applicants have knowledge and experience in the use of justice risk assessment tools. Previous experience of working with registered sex offenders and perpetrators of domestic abuse is desirable. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to partnership working, and the delivery of effective interventions which support offenders, their families and the community.


•Professional Social Work qualification

•SSSC Registration

•I.T. literate with a willingness to undertake training as required

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 Kim McPartland by emailing or by tel: 01835 8242605

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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