Employability Officer

Aberdeenshire Council

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Job Description

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An opportunity for an Employability Officer has arisen based at Buchan House, Peterhead. This post is specifically to work with people who have been in prison who are looking to progress to employability in their local communities once they have been released.


The post provides an opportunity to work closely with teams that are part of Aberdeenshire Council's health and social care partnership.

The successful candidate will hold a current driving licence and have an academic achievement to HNC in relevant subject or equivalent experience.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation

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 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Carol Balcombe Tel 01467 537505

The Individual

For more information see attached Job Profile

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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