Social Worker

Favourite Aberdeen City Council
Ref no: ABC04063
Closes: Monday, 19th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 6th March 2018
Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen
Salary: £31,130 - £35,575 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent & Temporary
Position Type: Full Time & Part 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 (Duty Team)
Duration: Permanent, Full Time (37 hours)
                Fixed Term (maximum 2 years), Part Time (18.5 hours - Mon, Tues and Wed morning) 

Job Purpose:
To undertake all statutory duties as required by legislation and deliver a statutory social work service, providing crisis/urgent short term intervention to adults in all service user groups aged 16 to 65 years.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Professional Social Work Qualification (BA Social Work qualification or equivalent DipSW, CQSW)
SSSC Registration


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Ability to relate to and work with a wide range of professionals, service users and carers including dealing with people in crisis who are distressed, or unwell with a wide range of complex needs
Ability to manage risk
Ability to assess and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a range of individuals including service users and other professionals
The ability to manage constant and often conflicting demands, manage priorities, time and meet deadlines
Interviewing, investigation and assessment skills
Counselling and support skills

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for full details.

The permanent, full time post is eligible for relocation expenses.

See also:

2. Job Profile.doc

Job Location