This temporary post is only available to all permanent and temporary employees and agency workers currently on assignment within East Dunbartonshire Council.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work within our Local Coordination Service to offer a person-centred service that is responsive to the assessed needs and interests of adults with a learning disability, autism or who have mental health support needs, and their carers. The successful candidate will be expected to identify, connect, develop and lead strong partnership working with strategic stakeholders and have the ability to foster links with Third Sector organisations, statutory agencies and national and government bodies to improve connections and develop pathways at a local level.
The Local Area Coordinator post is based in Partnership House, Kirkintilloch.
If you wish more information please contact: Catherine Davison, Adult Day Services Manager: 0141 777 3017
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
•Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.
•Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with
screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.
•The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.
•We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.
•We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.
•We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)
•We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.
•We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.
The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
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