Contract: Fixed Term - 12 months
Salary: £17,000 per annum
Employer: Social Work Scotland
Closing Date: Monday 17 May
Social Work Scotland is a small team of people who work closely together, and we work hard to make our organisation feel supportive, respectful and inclusive. We are looking for a Modern Apprentice to join our team in Edinburgh. It’s important to us that the person who joins in this role will benefit from this environment, but also contribute to it with their own skills and personality.
Social Work Scotland is the professional association for social work managers. We work with our members to influence policy and law making which affects social work and the community, and we work with other organisations to shape the profession.
Your managers will be the Admin and Finance Officer and the Communications and Events Manager. The nature of our work means that we work very closely with the Scottish Government, politicians and leaders from councils, NHS, charities, volunteer organisations so this role would suit you if you want to gain experience in a workplace that has to understand and be sensitive to politics and national issues.
The role will include a mix of working from home and being office-based (COVID-19 restrictions permitting).
What might a day in this job look like?
No two days will be the same in this job, because what’s important changes often. However, you will be given responsibility for some important daily tasks which keep Social Work Scotland running. You will get training and help to:
What will I learn?
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
We particularly encourage applications from care experienced, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as these groups are under-represented throughout the social work profession.