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 for.
A vacancy has arisen for a Social Worker (Children and Families) to provide a professional field social work service to children, families, individuals and groups within current legislation, policies and procedures of Aberdeenshire Council through working in partnership with service users, other professionals and agencies within the wider community.
It is a material condition of employment for this post that the employee has a car available, whenever required, in order to undertake the full range of duties of the post. As such, the post is designated as an authorised car user and will be entitled to receive mileage payments.
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 two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.
It is Aberdeenshire Council's procedure that applicants for vacancies of this nature require to attend an assessment centre as well as interview.
Please note, assessment centres and interviews may be carried out on different dates which will be confirmed in due course.
Assessment Centre date currently scheduled for Tuesday 8 August 2017, Woodhill House, Aberdeen
Interview date currently scheduled for Monday 14 August 2017
Informal enquiries to Fiona Lovie – 01466 405959
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk