This vacancy has now closed

Self-directed Support Project Officer

  • Full time
  • £43,200
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th October 2022

  • Advertised from 5th October 2022
  • Contract: Full time (35 hours) to end April 2023, contract extension possible (secondments welcome)


We are excited to be appointing a Self-directed Support Project Officer to contribute to the work of a small team delivering on the Scottish Government’s Self-directed Support project, hosted by Social Work Scotland. The post holder will work closely in partnership with local partnerships, national stakeholder organisations and national government to provide implementation support and develop best practice approaches to support the national SDS standards.


Candidates should hold a professional qualification, have experience in the design and delivery of social care services and experience of working in a project.

Application notes

Enquiries can be made to Calum Carlyle by email to

Social Work Scotland is the professional body for social work managers and leaders. We are a membership organisation with over 350 individual and corporate members. We exist to promote and support the development of the social work profession, and to inform, influence and improve public policy and public services.

Closing date: Completed applications should be sent to: by Thursday 27 October 2022

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 3 November online via MS Teams