Stirling Council are looking for an Appropriate Adult to join us in delivering an Appropriate Adult Service across Forth Valley, working on a supply basis (as and when required).
Appropriate Adults provide communication support to those with a mental disorder, aged 16 and over during police processes or investigations.
Applicants therefore with the following experience are welcome to apply:
• Experience (in a professional, voluntary or personal capacity) of working with Adults who have: a mental illness, learning disability, dementia, Autism/ADHD and/or acquired brain injuries or related conditions.
• Experience of assisting vulnerable adults with communication
The hourly rate of pay is £13.61 and you will be paid a quarterly retainer fee of £187.50.
Ideally the successful candidate will be flexible and able to cover day shifts, evening and weekend work as well as nightshifts too.
The successful candidate will also be required to travel to various locations across Forth Valley, so must have access to their own vehicle.
What we can offer:
• Full Training and Support (consistently throughout the year once established in the role too)
• Quarterly retainer fee of £187.50
• Hourly Attendance Fee
• Travel Expenses
• Ability to partake in national discussions/forums
• Mental Health Support if required
Please note: there are no guaranteed hours with this position, Appropriate Adults are used as and when required by the police.
If you have any further questions about the role, please email [email protected]
The successful candidate will be required to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) for Adults. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to complete the form and have your details verified.
If you’ve got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.
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