Social Worker / Care Manager (Fixed Term)

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Ref no: ABS12870
Closes: Thursday, 22nd February 2018
Published: Thursday, 8th February 2018
Location: Buchan House, St Peter Street, Peterhead
Salary: £16,631 - £17,368 per year
Hours: 18.13 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adults and Children Social Work

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for a Social Worker / Care Manager to join Aberdeenshire Council on a fixed-term basis to undertake assessment and care management to meet the needs of community care user groups in accordance with the requirements of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1991.

Whilst an MHO qualification is not essential to this role, anyone holding this award is welcome to apply and if successful, will be expected to perform associated tasks. In such circumstances, the appropriate enhanced hourly rate will be paid.

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.

This position is designated as a ‘Flexible’ post as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Fixed term for a period not exceeding 30/06/2018.

Informal enquiries to Jennifer Walker – 01467 538047.

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