Location – Sutherland
Highland Health & Social Care Partnership
Job Title: Social Worker
Salary Scale: HC09, £32,923 - £35,989 per annum
Highland Health and Social Care Services help people from all walks of life, as well as their families or carers. Health and Social Care in Highland provides help and assistance in many situations arising due to illness, disability, old age or poverty.
Are you interested in being part of the East Sutherland Integrated Health and Social Care Team? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to apply for this social work post working within the Integrated Team to provide care and support to patients in their own homes and other community settings.
The successful applicant will support adults with complex needs due to conditions such as learning disabilities, substance misuse, mental health issues, physical illness/disability, acquired brain injury, dementia, or old age.
A driving licence is essential and a pool car will be available, however, applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purposes, if required.
Applicants should be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council on the ‘Social Worker’ part of the Register and also hold a qualification that is recognised by the SSSC as being equivalent to the Diploma in Social Work (DipSW).
In return for your enthusiasm and commitment we provide a supportive working environment and access to further training and development opportunities.
For informal enquiries please phone Heather Taylor, East Sutherland Integrated Team Lead, on: 01408 664016 or Roddy MacSween, Social Work Advanced Practitioner on 01408 664077.
Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW, telephone 01463 705150 or by emailing your name and address to nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net

Please quote reference in the subject line of your email – NW2/17/055
Closing date for completed applications: - Thursday 30th November, 2017
NHS Highland is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications irrespective of race, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.