Social Worker

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS13124
Closes: Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 27th February 2018
Location: Stonehaven Family Resource Centre,Woodview Place
Salary: £33,253 - £34,728 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: Children's Social Work

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide professional field social work services to children, families, individuals and  groups within current legislation, policies and procedures of Aberdeenshire Council  through working in partnership with service users, other professionals and agencies within the wider community.

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.

It is a material condition of employment for this post that the employee holds a current full driving licence and has a car available, whenever required, in order to undertake the full range of duties of the post.  As such, the post is designated as an authorised car user and will be entitled to receive mileage payments.

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.

It is Aberdeenshire Council’s procedure that applicants for vacancies of this nature require to attend an assessment centre as well as interview.

Please note, assessment centres and interviews may be carried out on different dates which will be confirmed in due course.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th March 2018

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 2 references.  One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquires to: Laura J Anderson 01467 537635

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