Practice Placement Development Officer

Aberdeenshire Council
£18,117 - £18,916 per year
26 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Practice Placement Development Officer to join the Workforce Development Team within the Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership, working with social work students in both Adult and Children's Social Work placement settings.

This post will appeal to a Qualified Social Worker with relevant post qualifying experience and proficient in student supervision and support. As well as having a Practice Learning Qualification you will have a good working knowledge of service policies/procedures. You will also have the ability to lead and motivate students and colleagues involved in practice learning and post qualifying learning and development.  This is a part time post, days and hours are negotiable and the accrual/use of flexi time applies.

This post is Worksmart flexible, based in a single office but with the ability to work from any location/home to suit work demands.  The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website -

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 post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquires to: Yvonne Bestwick - 07990780023

See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Job Profile Practice Placment Development Officer.pdf