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Social Work Office Ellon59 Station Road, AB41 9AR
£14,013 - £14,398 per year
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Position Type:
Part Time
18 hours per week
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team in Aberdeenshire, working with individuals who experience difficulties with their mental health in the community. Successful applicants will be expected to work across Central Aberdeenshire in the community, with some home and office working.

Work under direction, and in a person centred way, to enable service users with complex needs to maximise their quality of life, independence and opportunities by enhancing the participation of people in community life by developing and coordinating support, information systems and resources.

Working pattern to be negotiated - preference to be expressed at interview.

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 2 references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer

Informal enquiries to Andrew Douglas - 01467 469313 or  Iain Angus on 01467 536 520

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