Assessment Officer - Housing Support (Fixed Term)

Expiring today

Aberdeenshire Council
£19,082 - £20,256 per year
11 Sep 2017
25 Sep 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.

Ensure the delivery of appropriate Housing Support packages, by assessing and reviewing the needs of clients across Aberdeenshire and striving to maximise the income of these service users by carrying out Financial Assessments, whilst accurately recording all outcomes. This enables Aberdeenshire Council to fulfil housing support needs as required by the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001.

The post includes home visits and may involve out of hours working.

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 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 is fixed term until 31 September 2018.

Expected interview date for this post is 3 October 2017.

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 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer

Informal Enquiries Contact: Alison Mackinnon  01467 539134

See also:
Job Profile Assessment Officer 2017-06-26.pdf