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Various Locations within South Ayrshire, KA7 1DR
£46,300 - £49,129 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

What is the role?

Under the direction of a Principal Social Worker to be responsible for leading a team of social workers and support staff in ensuring that access to services, assessments and reviews are completed timeously in line with national and local performance targets. 

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Extra information:

There are 4 Team Leader posts available:

Post A - Team Leader (Community Care) - University Hospital, Ayr

Post B - Team Leader (Practice Team) - Central Locality, Ayr

Post C - Team Leader (SW Front Door) - South Locality, Maybole / Girvan

Post D - Team Leader (Practice Team) - South Locality, Maybole / Girvan

The Grade of these post are Grade 4 / Level 12; the hourly rate is from £25.37 to £26.92 and the annual salary is from £46,300 to £49,129. Please note these posts require the post holder/s to be SSSC registered within six months of employment.

Interviews for these posts are scheduled to take place on 22-23 June 2023.

The successful candidate will be required to work flexibly between home and the office and the frequency for attending the office may vary depending on the exigencies of the service.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children and protected adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note you may be required to meet PVG costs.

If you require any further information or would like an informal discussion around this opportunity, please contact either Kirsty Frew (Principal Social Worker, Central Locality) or Mark Halpin (Principal Social Worker, North Locality) on 01292 281993

Closing date for applications 11 June 2023.

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