Assistant Unit Manager (Residential Services)

5 days left

East Lothian Council
£36,211 - £40,821 per year
14 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £36211-£40821 per annum
Permanent full time position
37 hours per week
Days of work will follow a rota pattern 4/7 days per week to include evenings/weekends/sleep over duties operating across 2 locations
To start as soon as possible

Job Details

To have delegated authority in the absence of the Residential Services Manager for the effective running of the residential child care unit and to maintain the highest levels of professional and managerial practice in the unit and its services.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Professional social work qualification or Post Graduate Diploma in residential childcare and SVQ4 (or equivalent approved qualification)
SSSC Registration

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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See also:
5027 - Assistant Residential Services Manager G10 Sept 17.pdf