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Ref no:
ABC08234
Published:
13/5/2022
Closes:
27/5/2022
Location:
Aberdeen
Rate:
£9.78 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
18.5 hours per week

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Kirkhill OOSC 

Duration: Part Time/ Fixed Term till 30/06/2023

About the Role:
To work in collaboration and under the supervision of School Aged Childcare teams in planning and delivery of effective Out of School Care provision to meet the individual needs of children and their families, ensuring their wellbeing and improving play experiences and outcomes for all service users.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Good written/numerical skills gained through either Standard Grades/National 4 or 5 qualification(s)

OR

Relevant work experience

Other Requirements:

Work at alternative locations as required

Willingness to join and maintain membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme

Eligibility to register with Scottish Social Services Council

Responsibilities

The post holder should:

Demonstrate skills and experience in:

  • Ability to communicate effectively. This will include non-verbal, verbal and written forms of communication
  • Good observational and listening skills

Demonstrate understanding of:

  • The Getting it right for Every Child policy and procedures
  • Protecting children
  • Importance of confidentiality
  • Relating to and work effectively with children, parents, carers and other professional colleagues
  • Leaning how to assess children’s development and in time plan how to extend learning in a way that includes and motivates them

Demonstrate a commitment to:

  • Completing the Modern Apprenticeship Programme
  • Delivering excellent customer service

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Modern Apprenticeship Programme

The Modern Apprenticeship Programme is targeted at building our workforce of the future.  Funding for training is available for applicants aged 16-19 and 20-24 (depending on the framework) and for disabled and care-experienced applicants between the age of 20-29. Please ensure, if you are applying for a Modern Apprentice post, that you meet one of these criteria.  Also see further information on our Guaranteed Interview Scheme below.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who

- have a disability

- are care-experienced and aged 16-29

- are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)

- have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship

- are "New Scots"* aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

*"New Scots" are defined as refugees and asylum seekers who are in Scottish communities and include those who have been granted refugee status or another form of humanitarian protection, people seeking asylum, those who have been refused asylum, and those whose application has been refused but who remain in Scotland.  Please note that eligibility to work in the UK is dependent on legal status and all applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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