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Bridgegate House Irvine, KA12 9BD
£22.42 - £24.26 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
26 hours per week
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Job Summary

This is a re-advert of NAY13182

We may conduct our interviews in person or using Microsoft Teams for video calling. All you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

We are a disability confident leader and we support reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process - for more information click here

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the School Based Social Work Team at Greenwood Academy. We are currently looking for a permanent part-time (26 hours) Social Worker to join our busy, bustling team. We are committed to strengths-based and innovative practice and particularly enjoy developing newly qualified Social Workers in their post-qualifying journey; however, we would also be delighted to welcome experienced practitioners onboard too. The team’s supportive morale and camaraderie sets us apart and complements our investment in improving the lives of the children and families within the community. We do this subscribing to frameworks such as the Promise, and Signs of Safety. We are currently implementing aspirations from Setting the Bar for protected caseloads within the Irvine Locality. The wider Partnership is heavily invested in the development of the community and staff per se; therefore, it is a great opportunity to come and work in North Ayrshire. If you have any questions in the meantime please contact either Christine Hoggan or Matt Dixon on 01294 310 300.
For more details see the attached Role Profile below.

Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.

Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.



Additional Information


For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.

PVG (both)

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or protected adults

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit

Please note if you are the successful candidate your name and email address will be entered into the Disclosure Scotland PVG system to generate your PVG form which will be issued to your email with an enclosed link to complete.

Our Workstyles

As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:

Agile – 100% of time spent working agile (flexibly) and interacting with others. Able to work at home, office or multiple locations. May be required to attend office on set days/rota basis as the role requires.

This post has been allocated the workstyle: Agile

More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles.If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Exemplary