Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we’re looking for.
Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen
Duration: Permanent & Temporary, Full Time
Roles that require PVG Membership
Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 12 and above (currently £32,555 per annum / £16.92 per hour)
The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.
To provide a comprehensive, intensive community care service to individuals, their
families and carers as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary team, actively
promoting their involvement in, and an understanding of, any assessment process.
This service includes crisis/urgent, short-term, or planned longer-term intervention
with individuals who may also have complex health and social care needs.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
At least one of the following qualifications:
• BA Social Work or equivalent or professional qualification in OT or
professional qualification in Nursing (1st level registration RGN with
• Registration with relevant professional body – i.e. SSSC, NMC or BHPC
• Act as designated lead professional in assessing and implementing
interagency plans when required
• An ability to manage risk and manage constant and often conflicting demands
• Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with service users,
staff, carers and internal/external professionals
• Interviewing, investigation and assessment skills (including finance)
• Planning and decision making skills
• Counselling and support skills
• Reviewing and evaluating skills
• Report writing and accurate and timely record keeping
• Commitment to providing a high quality, person centred customer service
• Compliance with health and safety policies and legislation
• An ability to manage priorities, time and meet deadlines
• Mentor and support new staff/students
Please see Job Profile for further 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:
Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs
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