Based at Brambles Cottage, 10 James Chalmers Road, Arbroath.
These jobs are workstyle 1.
In this workstyle most of your time is spent undertaking the direct delivery of front-line services work. Depending on your role there may be a limited requirement to access a specific council location during the course of the working week if you are not delivering your service at a council location.
There has been a considerable investment in residential childcare by Angus Council and we are looking for senior social care officers to join our residential team.
Brambles Cottages consists of 2 bespoke cottages on the site. Both are modern facilities to meet the individual needs of the children and young people we support. Both cottages cater for looked after young people aged 5 years upwards. Our services are inclusive and accessible to all children and the team provide love, care and support to children and young people within Angus. Our residential childcare workers create homely, welcoming environments in which children can develop a sense of emotional safety and belonging.
We are looking for someone with resilience who has the right personal skills and experience to support the team leader with the management and leadership of the service.
We provide the necessary training to help you progress in a highly rewarding career. We work as a close multi-disciplinary team.
You will be supported by your managers and other professionals. You will receive regular reflective supervision to help you work effectively with children in your care.
For further information about our residential services, please watch our video https://youtu.be/8mbCVj30qRs
Hours are worked on a rota system covering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may therefore be required to carry out sleep-in and occasional waking night duties for which an allowance is payable.
Our staff work on a planned rota basis, so you will always know when you are due to work.
Please note interviews will be held 27 November 2023.
You must have the ability to become a member of the PVG Scheme.
Please refer to job outline, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for these jobs.
In addition, please refer to the “applicant guidance” document when completing your application form and to the “welcome to Angus” document and our website https://www.angus.gov.uk/jobs_and_training/working_for_angus_council for more information about working for Angus Council.
We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:
Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.
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