Social Care Officer (Supply)

Job Description Based at either: Brambles Cottages, 10 James Chalmers Road, Arbroath; or Strathmore Avenue, 57 Strathmore Ave, Forfar. This job is workstyle 1- Fixed. In this workstyle most of your time is spent undertaking...

Job Description

Based at either:

Brambles Cottages, 10 James Chalmers Road, Arbroath;

or

Strathmore Avenue, 57 Strathmore Ave, Forfar.

This job is workstyle 1- Fixed.

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.

Brambles Cottages consists of two 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.

Strathmore Centre is a short breaks residential facility which has a specialised remit focusing on supporting children and young people with significant and complex disabilities.

There has been a considerable investment in residential childcare by Angus Council and we are looking for supply social care officers to support our residential team.

We are looking for workers with resilience who have the right personal skills and experience to support our young people.

Our services run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the working pattern supports this. You may therefore be asked to carry out sleep-in and occasional waking night duties for which an allowance is payable.

For further information about our residential services, please watch our video https://youtu.be/8mbCVj30qRs

You will be asked to indicate on your application form if you have a preference for either location.

Please note interviews will be held - to be confirmed

Requirements

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 this job.

 

About Angus Council

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.

 

The Individual

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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