Social Worker / Care Manager (Fixed Term)

Aberdeenshire Council
United Kingdom
01 Jul 2017
29 Jul 2017
Job Type

Job Description
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking.
Enthusiastic and self-motivated person required to join our learning disability team. The team offers support to people with learning disabilities and their families living in the community, including support at home, day opportunities, respite care, access to alternative accommodation and specialised health services. You will have experience of working with people with learning disabilities and of community care needs, together with assessment skills and the ability to record information and present written plans relevant to the care management/social work task. You must have the ability to work in a needs led way, to prioritise workloads and to work under pressure.
You are qualified (BA (Hons Social Work or equivalent qualification in appropriate field) and have good communication, organisational and time management skills, and the ability to work on your own initiative. As well as being registered with the SSSC you will have the ability to travel within Aberdeenshire and are willing to undertake training. Experience of community based services and managing a budget will be an advantage.
This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.
This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.
Please note this post will be split across two areas. 18 hours of this post will be based in North Aberdeenshire and the other 18 hours will be based in Central Aberdeenshire.
Duration: For a period not exceeding 30 June 2018
Informal Enquires to: Jennifer Walker or Mike Hebenton -

See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Job Profile Social Worker Care Manager 2015-01-22.pdf