Self-directed Support Project Officer

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £40,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th October 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd October 2019
  • (35 hours) fixed term to end March 2021 (secondments welcome)


We are excited to be appointing a Self-directed Support Project Officer to contribute to the work of small team delivering on 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 professionally qualified, have experience in the design and delivery of social care services and experience of working in a project.


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

An application pack is available for download below

Closing date: Completed applications should be sent to: by midnight on Sunday 27/10/19

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 06/11/19 at Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB.