Senior Practitioner

Favourite Aberdeen City Council
Ref no: ABC03377
Closes: Wednesday, 28th June 2017
Published: Monday, 19th June 2017
Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen
Salary: £35,248 - £40,308 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeen City Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Social Work

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: Marischal College
Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Job Purpose:
To provide day to day support to a team of Care Coordinators by contributing to the provision of a comprehensive, intensive Community Care Service to individuals, their families and carers as part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team. The job holder will contribute directly to the development and improvement of service provision, in particular around interventions that are urgent, short-term or planned long term with individuals who have complex health and social care needs.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Professional qualification in Social Work (Dip SW, CQSW, CSS, Occupational Therapy, Nursing or equivalent)
Registration with relevant professional body – i.e. SSSC, NMC or BHPC
Registered as a Council Officer through Adult Support Protection
Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG) or willingness to become registered


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

The ability to work in a flexible and creative way in order to achieve Best Value for the organisation
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Competence with a range of ICT packages including MS Office
Knowledge, understanding and experience of assessing risk including child protection issues and GIRFEC
Collaborative working
Financial management skills

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further details.

This post is eligible for relocation expenses.

See also:

2. Job Profile.doc