Social Worker

£32,075.07 - £35,068.07 per week
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £17.57 - £19.21
Salary: £32,075.07 - £35,068.07 per annum*
Contract Duration: Temporary until 31 March 2019

*Please note salary details: Grade 8A, £26,837.33- £29,282.82 pro rata per annum if less than 2 years post qualifying experience.

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Criminal Justice Social Work service is looking to recruit an experienced criminal justice social worker. 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 are trained in the use of risk assessment tools relevant to, and have experience working with, sex offenders and/or perpetrators of domestic abuse.

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

Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

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

Trained in the application of risk assessment tools pertaining to sexual offending and/or domestic abuse perpetrators

Informal Enquiries to

Ishbel McKenzie Tel: 01896 664148 or Email:

See also: SBO01573 - Social Worker - Criminal Justice.pdf
SBO001573 - Additional Information - Social Worker.docx
SC 7A.pdf