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South Office 40 Captains Road Edinburgh, EH17 8QF
£40,275 - £47,654 per year
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18 hours per week
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Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Senior Social Worker
Local Office

Salary: £40,275 - £47,654 (pro rata for part time)
Hours: 18 per week

We are looking for a Senior Social worker to join our Self-Directed Support Advice team.

We are seeking candidates that have specific and detailed knowledge of Direct payments, ILF and self-directed support legislation, to lead and manage a team as they deal with complex issues, providing advice to professional colleagues on resolution outcomes.

You will have excellent organisational skills and be a clear and effective communicator. Previous experience of working in a community setting and an understanding of the legal frameworks and Local Authority statutory responsibilities relevant to Adult Social Work are essential.

Trauma informed, relationships and strengths based social work is at the heart of our practice, as is the Three Conversations approach. Adhering to the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 to provide a range of choices to people for how they are provided with the support they need.

Please see the job description and person specification for more details.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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