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Location: Marischal College
Duration: Permanent. Full Time
We are delighted to be in a position to advertise the post of Appropriate Adult Co-ordinator whose role is to manage the day to day operational responsibilities of this statutory service, including its development and training of staff.
The Appropriate Adult Co-ordinator may be required to meet some of the demands on the OOHS rota evenings and weekends.
About the role:
The post holder will be the lead responsible professional for managing the day-to-day operational activity and oversight/assurance of the Appropriate Adult service within the Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
The post holder requires a good standard of education with a minimum of English & Math Standard Grade / O Grade or equivalent.
Experience in the field of Social Care, in particular working with adults who have a mental health, learning disability, an autistic spectrum disorder, dementia and / or acquired brain injury
PVG Membership for regulated work with Children and Vulnerable Adults.
The post holder, as a minimum, needs to demonstrate skills and experience in:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Organisational and interpersonal skills and team working skills
An ability to use initiative to develop relationships with people from a range of social and professional backgrounds.
Ability to use own initiative, prioritise workloads and remain calm under pressure.
Knowledge of Appropriate Adult Services & Mental Disorder
Must be highly motivated.
Ability to work across disciplines and agencies in a partnership way.
Please see job profile for full details.
Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.
We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact [email protected].
We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: [email protected]. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.
Guaranteed Interview Scheme
We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:
• have a disability • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
• are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
• have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
• are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships
Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs
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