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Dyce Academy, Aberdeen, AB21 7NF
£10.80 - £12.14 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
25 hours per week

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Job Description

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Location:  Aberdeen City Music School Hall of Residence

Duration:  Permanent, Part Time - 25 hours per week

ACMS Boarding is a home-from-home for musically gifted young people aged 11-18 from all over Scotland and the Isles. This post offers an incredible opportunity for someone wishing to work in a caring environment, with a dedicated team who have the welfare of the child at the core of their practice

Job Purpose:

To work as part of a team and take responsibility for the delivery of high quality care to the young people who board (term-time) at Aberdeen City Music School Hall of Residence. To provide a safe, consistent and caring environment that encourages and nurtures young people to develop positively and achieve their full potential


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

SSSC/GTC Registration or willing to become a member

PVG Scheme Membership


An SVQ Level 3 (Children and Young People) and HNC in Social Care or a social work or equivalent registerable qualification (See SSSC website) is preferable, but not essential


The post holder will be expected to:

Work holistically as part of the team and to assist with the delivery of high quality care to young people consistent with the policies and procedures of Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeen City Music School Hall of Residence

Support the Management Team with the day-to-day running of the service, setting the culture of a positive environment to live in and work in

Have keyworking responsibilities for initiating and maintaining personal plans and individual assessments in accordance with GIRFEC and SHANARRI principles

Be involved in the planning and implementation of a range of recreational activities for young people

Attend and participate in staff meetings, supervision and performance review and development

Undertake relevant training

Work the hours and patterns that the service requires, which include day, evening and weekend hours

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details


Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at

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