- Culter School Aberdeen, AB14 0RX
- £12.27 - £13.61 per hour
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 20 hours per week
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.
Location: Culter School, Aberdeen
Duration: Permanent, Part Time- 20 hours per week
Roles that require PVG Membership
Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 12 and above (currently £32,555 per annum / £16.92 per hour)
The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.
job purpose/about the role
To work as part of a team in planning and delivery of effective Out of School
Care provision to meet the individual needs of children and their families,
ensuring their wellbeing and improving play experiences and outcomes for all
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
SVQ Level 2 in Playwork, SSCYP or CCLD (SQFF Level 6), or demonstratable equivalent
experience and knowledge.
Ability to gain the following:
PVG membership (Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups check) - prior to appointment.
Registration with Scottish Social Services Council - within 6 months after appointment
The postholder is able to demonstrate:
Delivering a high quality Out of School Care service.
Experience of working directly with school aged children.
Experience of planning for and assessing children’s learning and play experiences.
Ability to relate to children, parents, carers and other professional colleagues.
Managing and maximising resources.
Effective written and verbal communication.
Using a variety of ICT packages including email, internet and Microsoft applications
(word and excel).
Please see Job Profile for further details.
Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
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.
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 AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.
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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 https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs