Social Worker - Residential Child Care

Aberdeenshire Council
£33,593 - £35,099 per year
10 Aug 2017
25 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.

Our team is committed to providing quality services for young people with a diverse range of needs who require residential care for varying periods of time. You will be required to consolidate and develop these services. This post is challenging, but offers a comprehensive introduction to social work, regular supervision, access to training courses and the possibility of contributing to service. Weekend, evening and sleep-in duties are involved.

To enter into this post as a RCCO, it is essential you have a DipSW or equivalent professional Social Work qualification and be registered or in the process of registering with the SSSC. To go into this post as a SCO, you must have an HNC in Social Care/SVQ3 or be willing to commit to this training, in order to meet the registration requirements with the SSSC.

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.

It is Aberdeenshire Council's procedure that applicants for vacancies of this nature require to attend an assessment centre as well as Interview.

Please note the assessment centre is scheduled for 14/09/17 and interviews will follow on 15/09/17.

Informal Enquires to: Wilma Stickle Tel 01467 539 760 or Tricia Jamieson Tel 01467 533 045

See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Updated Social Worker (Residential Child Care) JP 2016-08-26.pdf