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Banchory Family Resource Centre,Hill of Banchory School, South Firbrae, AB31 5ZT
£20,445 - £21,005 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
28.25 hours per week

Job Description

The role of a Local Area Coordinator is to work with and carry out assessment for children and young people with additional support needs and or disability, and their families and carers in an innovative and personalised manner.  
The role aims to empower children and young people to overcome their challenges through the co-production of a support plan.  Local Area Coordinators will assist with identifying appropriate support or resources within the local community, which may help young people to achieve their identified outcome, including promoting inclusion, independence, developing life and social skills and improving confidence. 

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

Informal enquiries to Vicki Robertson - 01467-533442

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