- Bridgegate House, Irvine, KA12 9BD
- £15.88 - £17.37 per hour
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 17.5 hours per week
This position has expired.
During Covid-19, we are taking the opportunity to work in different ways and this includes how we continue to undertake our interviews. We are using Microsoft Teams to progress with interviews virtually and all you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.
This post will be based within Bridgegate House in Irvine. The post is permanent part time within the Service Access team and you will be involved in providing initial assessments. The team sits within the health and social care partnership and include social workers, social work assistants, service access assistants and occupational therapists. We are the gateway to services and we work in partnership with other health and social care professionals in North Ayrshire. You will have responsibility to carry out initial enquiries and assessments in order to support people within the community, and to act as a filter for others who may require further support from statutory services. This will include identifying priorities in regards to either child protection or adult support and protection concerns. For more details see the attached Role Profile below.
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Staff Values & Behaviours
North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.
Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.
For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or protected adults
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/. For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/jobs-and-training/pre-employment-checks.aspx.
Please note if you are the successful candidate your name and email address will be entered into the Disclosure Scotland PVG system to generate your PVG form which will be issued to your email with an enclosed link to complete.
As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:
Agile – 100% of time spent working agile (flexibly) and interacting with others. Able to work at home, office or multiple locations. May be required to attend office on set days/rota basis as the role requires.
This post has been allocated the workstyle: Agile
More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles. If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.