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Banchory Social Work Office,45 Station Road, AB31 5XZ
£39,192 - £40,838 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be involved in developing person centred assessments, and outcome focused support plans, involving all members of the South Community Mental Health Team.  You will be required to work closely with other professionals including NHS Grampian, Police and third sector providers.

Provide a professional social work service to adults in Aberdeenshire, by undertaking a full range of social work duties and working collaboratively with clients who have complex needs to formulate support plans that maximise abilities, enable individuals to make choices and to work towards their identified goals, whilst identifying and minimising vulnerability and risks.

Work in partnership with families and carers, relevant professionals, other agencies and the wider community whilst adhering to all applicable legislation and Aberdeenshire Council policies and procedures, including both statutory and nonstatutory requirements.

This is a full time position of 36.25 hours per week, Monday - Friday. There is a flexible working policy between the office base and home working. The office base will be Banchory. The successful candidate will be expected to work across the team  (Deeside and Kincardine and Mearns).   

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 Kate Humphrey - 01467 539759 / 07786661793

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