Family Support Worker

Aberdeenshire Council

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  • Reference: ABS16713

Job Description

Provide assistance and direct support to families/carers and children in the community in line with their best interests while working within the appropriate legislative framework and Aberdeenshire Councils procedures and guidance.

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 position is designated as a “Flexible” post as detailed on the Worksmart website -

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Andrew Dick - 01467 536751.

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Applications must be made online at


£8,969 to £9,345 per annum, CARE E, Aberdeen

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