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.
Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen
Duration: Fixed Term, Full Time
Roles that require PVG Membership
Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 12 and above (currently £32,555 per annum / £16.92 per hour)
The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.
About the role:
The Social worker will work closely with professionals within our own statutory framework and partner agencies, to progress permanence plans for children and young people.
The work is rewarding, and relies on a clear understanding of the National Practice Model GIRFEC, as well as a sound knowledge of the impact of truama, loss, and attachment.
Applicants must have good communication skills and should be committed to or have experience of multi-agency working.
The worker will be accountable for all work undertaken in a timely manner for children and families. They will effectively assess needs,plan and deliver focused interventions to ensure that each child is safeguarded and create an environment where each service user is enabled to maximise their potential.
The Social Worker will contribute to the delivery of key operational priorities and be able to meaningfully engage with staff, and multi-agency partners.
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:
Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs
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