Job Description

LOCATION:Galashiels Social Work Office, 4 Abbotsford Road, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3DS
SALARY:£36,300.67 – £39,275.42 per year
HOURS:35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £19.89 – £21.52
Salary: £36,300.67 – £39,275.42 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

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 service to a range of Service Users. To work professionally to undertake an outcomes based approach with all service users in accordance with Scottish Borders Council’s eligibility criteria for services.



Approved qualifications in Social Work e.g. Degree/Dip SW/CQSW/CSS.

Registration with the relevant professional body: Social Work, Nurse, Occupational Therapist

2 years post qualifying experience in relevant field

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 may be made to Abigail Adumatta 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.