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Self-directed Support Project Assistant

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th August 2019

  • Advertised from 19th July 2019
  • Full time 37 hours or part time considered, fixed term to end March 2021 (secondments welcome)


We are excited to be appointing a Self-directed Support Project Assistant to contribute to the work of a small project team delivering the Scottish Government’s Self-directed Support project, which will be hosted by Social Work Scotland. The project team will develop an implementation framework for the delivery of Self-directed Support, engage with key partners to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience around SDS, and assist local implementers to personalise their processes and systems, drawing on existing local expertise and insight from implementation best practice.


Candidates should be an experienced office or project administrator, with good written and spoken communication skills.


Enquiries can be made to Corinne Groeneveldt by email to

Social Work Scotland is the professional leadership body for social work. We are a membership body with over 400 individual members and over 35 corporate members. Social Work Scotland has two fundamental objectives: to support the development of the social work profession, and to influence and inform policy and legislation affecting social workers and local communities.

Application notes

Completed applications should be sent to by midnight on Sunday 18/08/19

Interviews will be held on Friday 30/8/19 at Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB.