Gypsy/Traveller Liaison Officer

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12967
Closes: Tuesday, 20th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 6th March 2018
Location: Aikey Brae Travellers Site, Old Deer
Salary: £26,311 - £27,862 per year
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Housing / Homeless

Job Description

Assess and address the needs of Gypsy/ Travellers to enable Aberdeenshire Council to fulfil its statutory duty to meeting the needs of the Gypsy/Traveller community.

Lead the management of unauthorised encampments in Aberdeenshire, using local and national policies, guidelines and procedures and through collaborative working.

Manage the Gypsy/Traveller site at Aikey Brae and promote improved relations with the Gypsy/ Traveller community and the settled community.

This role may require flexible, evening and weekend working.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website -

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference this must be your current or most recent employer

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 28th March 2018

Informal Enquiries: Elaine Reid 01467 538965 or Liz Hamilton 01467 535234

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