Based at 57 Strathmore Avenue, Forfar.
This job is 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.
Strathmore Centre is a short breaks residential facility which has a specialised and bespoke remit focusing on supporting children and young people with significant and complex disabilities.
The main focus of these short breaks is to enable young people to enjoy new and exciting experiences in a homely setting with skilled and knowledgeable workers who are able to offer them the specialist care and support they need.
You will work 37 hours per week on a rota which covers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.A significant investment has been made in the service and we are expanding our remit to include community outreach support as well as overnight short breaks.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as a Social Care Officer. We are looking for people with enthusiasm and resilience who have the right personal skills and experience to support children and young people.
There jobs are working within residential short breaks and community outreach support.
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.
Please note interviews will be held 15 November 2023.
You must have the ability to become a member of the PVG Scheme.
Please refer to job outline and person specification 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 are happy to discuss flexible working during the recruitment process for this position. This means we are open to a conversation about working patterns and the flexibility that is available for this role whilst managing the workload.
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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