The Investigations Team is a Social Work Service for Children & Families; is based in Bellevue House, Arbroath and covers the whole of Angus.
This job is workstyle 3 – Flexi.
You will have the opportunity to benefit from our flexible and agile working practices. This means you will work from a variety of locations, working from council buildings, working in service user’s locations and site visits and you can work from home to best suit your work, meetings and collaboration.
The team provides a time limited service to children and young people for whom there are Child Protection concerns. The role involves working in partnership with families and other services to share/gather information, carry out assessments and respond to any concerns for the child to ensure their safety and wellbeing.Key tasks are communicating with children and young people, and supporting families who are often in crisis.
We provide a trauma informed, rights based and person-centred service to children, young people and their families.In addition, the team plays a wider role in promoting best practice for protecting children in Angus and there will be opportunities to become involved in this work.
Angus Council is a forward-thinking council where we support employees to have an agile workstyle, working between home and your team’s office base.
We are happy to discuss a flexible working plan to enable employees to have a working pattern that suits their lifestyle.
If you would like to find out more about this exciting job opportunity please contact Lisa McMahon, Team Manager on (01241) 467333.
Please note interviews will be held 8 December 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 this job.
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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