Supply Senior Social Care Officers, City Base @Scott Street, Perth - PKC11663

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Job Description Supply Senior Social Care Officers - PKC11663 £18.29 per hour City Base @Scott Street, Perth An excellent opportunity is available to be part of the supply team working for Services for Young people ...

Job Description

Supply Senior Social Care Officers - PKC11663
£18.29 per hour
City Base @Scott Street, Perth

An excellent opportunity is available to be part of the supply team working for Services for Young people over various shift patterns and hours which can be flexible dependant on your other commitments.

This post will be an integral part of the service who try to make a positive difference to young people’s lives who need a little extra support in their lives.

The team support young people aged 12-26 moving into adulthood toward greater independence.

Our young people face difficult challenges which require you to have understanding and commitment to working with complex needs and life challenges relating to homelessness, leaving care, asylum seeking and just being a young person in the current climate.

You should have direct experience in working with vulnerable or at risk young people, or, have transferable skills and knowledge about issues they may face and how you may help manage these within a team setting as well as autonomously.  

The Team promote the welfare of young people who are seeking greater independence and provide a professional service to a range of young people and significant people in their lives.  

We need to have skills in assessing need, managing risk, making recommendations, have a flexible, realistic and patient approach in preparing young people for the next steps.  

You need to be kind, caring and compassionate, as well as the ability and confidence to manage difficult behaviours at times.  

If you are able to make the commitments of the post, enjoy working with young people, have a good sense of humour, treat others with respect, empathy, are a good listener and have the ability to work in a professional context you could be perfect for the role.

You will have a Degree in CLD or equivalent which would be a diploma in CLD.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Brian Hutton, Team Leader on 01738 474591 or at BDHutton@pkc.gov.uk

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.   

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