Local Area Coordinator - Substance Misuse

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Ref no: ABS13107
Closes: Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 27th February 2018
Location: Community Care Office, Fraserburgh,13 Dalrymple Street
Salary: £21,374 - £22,338 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: Adult Social Work

Job Description

We are looking for an individual to work under direction, and in a person centred way, to enable service users with complex needs (substance misuse) to maximise their quality of life, independence and opportunities for recovery by enhancing the participation of people in community life by developing and coordinating support, information systems and resources.  You will develop purposeful relationships with individuals and their families/carers and assist in identifying aspirations and needs of people, linking community care needs, with community resources and public services.

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.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

TWO references are required for this post, one of which should be current or most recent employer.

Interviews anticipated on 14 March 2018

Informal enquiries to Vanessa Case 01467 539089

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