qualified social worker in melrose

26 June 2019
chris tervit, randstad care
job type
£ 26 - £ 30 per hour
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melrose, scotland
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 26 - £ 30 per hour
reference number
chris tervit, randstad care
0131 240 0887

job description

Could your experience as a Social Worker be a difference maker in someone's life? Could the skills that you possess aid individuals that are hospital based to integrate back in to the community? I'm delighted to be able to offer you an excellent locum opportunity in the Scottish Borders where a Qualified Social Worker is required for a minimum 3 month contract within a busy Hospital Discharge service. The successful applicant will join the Short Term Assessment and Reablement Team (START) based out of Borders General Hospital. Situated in a picturesque part of Scotland that is easily commutable from Edinburgh, this post offers full time hours, an attractive hourly rate of up to £30.00 and the chance to build a positive reputation and network with a public client which is a regular user of locums.

An applicant is likely to be seen as attractive if you have experience in, or are comfortable with, the following duties and responsibilities;

* Assessment and Review Work
* Adult Support and Protection
* Hospital based Social Work
* Assessing, creating and implementing packages of care

In order to be considered for this post, any applicant should be confident in meeting the below criteria before applying;

* Be SSSC registered as a Qualified Social Worker
* Be a PVG scheme member
* Be a Car Driver
* Have a minimum of 6 months post qualifying experience in a statutory setting

There's more to agency contracts than just work! As a Randstad locum, you would be entitled to the following great benefits;

* The support from a dedicated 1-2-1 specialist consultant that's committed to guiding you through the next steps in your career
* Flexible working hours
* A prompt and reliable payroll service
* Free annual PVG updates
* An outstanding referral scheme, which gives you the opportunity to pocket £300 per successful referral
* Access to the exclusive discount app just for Randstad contractors

If you're a dedicated Social Worker with a passion for care, then I want to speak with you! To submit your interest, please apply to this advert or contact Chris Tervit on or 0131 240 0887 to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


work well under pressure



educational requirements

BA in social work