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Huntlyburn Borders General Hospital Melrose Roxburghshire, TD6 9BD
£40,485.94 - £43,734.43 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 9A Hourly Rate: £22.18 - £23.96 Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Please note this post has been re-advertised until 07/02/2024 Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

To provide an assessment and care management to people experiencing mental illness who are in patients in Lindean ward (older adults who have functional Mental illness) and Borders Specialist dementia unit(older adults with organic mental illnesses ). To provide individual support to patients and carers where this assessment is required. To deliver these services in accordance with current legislation and council policies, procedures and standards. We are a part of integrated team community mental health , it is a social work role within a small but busy team. The team are supportive and commited to providing excellent social work to community.


Professional Social Work/Nursing qualification. Registration with SSSC. A current driving licence 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 Enquires

Informal enquiries may be made to Kirsty Davidson by email at 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.
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage