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Ref no:
SIC05497
Published:
7/12/2021
Closes:
21/12/2021
Location:
Grantfield, Lerwick, ZE1 0NT
Salary:
£34,622.86 - £39,797.03 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

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The purpose of the job is to provide a professional social work service, including the Mental Health function as part of an operational team, based in Adult Social Work. 

This vacancy is being advertised as a Career Graded post, which is a career development opportunity. This means that the Council is committed to supporting the successful candidate to obtain the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge to become fully competent in the role. Please see the Career Grade document attached to this advert that outlines the entry level requirements for the job and the expected career progression route.  The successful candidate will be supported to become fully competent in the role and progress through the career grade. Where there is a requirement to achieve a qualification, this will be fully funded by the Council.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

www.shetland.gov.uk

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is J/K
  • This post is career graded - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,265 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year 
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 12 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Grantfield, Lerwick, Shetland. 

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Faith Tulloch, Senior Social Worker, on 01595 744400, or Email faith.tulloch@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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