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.
Status: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Various Locations, Aberdeen
To provide management and leadership to staff team within designated service area of Bon Accord Care/Support Services and develop and enhance the service to promote good outcomes for service users.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
HND in Health and Social Care (SVQ Level 4) or degree/diploma in Social Work, OT, Physiotherapy, Nursing (1st level registration RN) or other relevant subject
Qualification required by SSSC or ability to attain and willingness to work towards
SVQ Level 4 management qualification or equivalent
Registration with relevant professional body
The post holder may be expected to:
Travel as required in relation to needs of service
Adhere to the requirements of the SSSC Code of Practice, BAC Policy and Procedures and all relevant Legislation
Work in accordance with Adult, Child and Public Protection principles and procedures
Demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality customer service
Be part of an on-call rota for the service
Be part of a response to Provider of Last Resort
Be the registered Manager where the service is registered with the Care Inspectorate
The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:
Leadership and management
Practice, policy and legislation relevant to Health and Social Care Services
Delivering services and achieving results within a customer focused environment
Establishing successful relationships with key stakeholders within a complex multi-agency environment
Managing and delivering change to improve service delivery
Legislation relating to vulnerable groups
Health and Safety policy and procedures including reporting responsibilities
Maximising resources to ensure efficiency and best value
Equalities, social inclusion and anti-discriminatory practices
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:
• 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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