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Station Road Dingwall, IV15 9JX
£31,216 - £33,793 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
28 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Social Worker (Criminal Justice)
: Dingwall
Hours: 28 Per Week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £31,216 - £33,793 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Andrew MacDonald (Criminal Justice Social Work Team Manager, Sutherland, Ross-shire, Lochaber and Skye) Tel: 01349 781781

Job Purpose: Providing statutory Reports for the Courts and Parole Board. Supervising, managing and working with individuals subject to statutory supervision in line with National Outcomes & Standards for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System (2010) to reduce reoffending, promote social inclusion and contribute to community safety and public protection.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


You should be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council on the ‘Social Worker’ part of the Register and as such hold a qualification that is recognised by the SSSC as being equivalent to the Diploma of Social Work (DipSW).

Full driving licence and ability to use transport efficiently throughout Highland.

Able to pass Level 2 vetting from the Home Office.

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