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35 Union Street Rothesay Isle of Bute, PA20 OHD
£40,914 - £44,272 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Service: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: 19th June 2024

Exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a small but busy island adult care social work team. The team predominantly provides adult assessment of need and statutory obligations to ensure health safety and wellbeing of older adults and those with disability. The team supports hospital discharge planning and operates a social work duty rota. The team collaborates with a number of agencies and stakeholders including extended community care teams.

A suitable candidate with experience of working in adult care social work or looking to make a transfer from children’s services both greatly received. Good communication, enthusiasm and innovation are required as is a desire to work in a rural island location.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.
  • This post is suitable for job share.
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with children and adults.
  • You will be required to participate in standby or other out of hour's service arrangements, as appropriate.
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page. 

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is

Victoria O’Reilly - Team Manager

Telephone Number: 01700 50 1327

Email: Victoria.o’

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.  

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.  

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy 

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