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Social Work Assistant - Duns & Hawick

Social Work Assistant - Duns & Hawick

Posted 4 November 2018 by Scottish Borders council
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Job Details

Grade: 7A
Hourly Rate: £12.84 - £14.23
Salary: £23,442.83 - £25,979.58 Per Annum
Contract Duration: temporary until 31st March 2019

Please note there are two posts, one position in Hawick and one in Duns. Please indicate on your application form which post you are interested in.

Role Purpose

As a member of Children & Families Social Work Service, Social Work Assistants will work to ensure, wherever possible, that children and young people experiencing problems are helped to remain in their own homes and local communities, wherever this is consistent with their safety and welfare. The post holders will be required to work with children on the Child Protection Register and those who are Looked After and Accommodated and their families / carers. As well as with families and children to prevent the need for statutory involvement.


HNC/SVQ 3 in Social Care or Childcare and Education
OR considerable experience and a commitment to undertake such training

Informal enquiries to

Marcia Connor Email: TelMatt Thomas Email: Tel: Laura Mitchell Email: Tel

Reference: 36381412

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