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Quarry Centre, Aberdeen, AB16 7AS
£14.97 - £16.91 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
18.5 hours per week

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this linkand the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location:  Quarry Centre

Duration: Permanent, Part Time - 18.5 hours per week

Job Purpose:

To deliver a statutory Social Work service by working as part of a team to undertake direct work with children and young people, pre birth to eighteen and their families. Direct work with children and families in need to enable them to maximise their potential.

The Family Time Hub is part of Aberdeen City Council's Integrated Children and Family Services. The service is involved in assessing, supporting and supervising family time between children and their families. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and caring individual who has relevant experience of working with children and families. They must be willing to work in a trauma informed manner and be committed to helping us to continue to deliver the aims set out in The Promise. 


HNC Childcare and Education or equivalent OR

HNC Social Care OR

BA Social Work or equivalent or a relevant diploma / degree qualification with experience of working with children and families

SSSC Registration if appropriate

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG) or willing to become registered


Good practice; recognising the support needs of children , young people and

The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with children
and families in need, their families and other stakeholders to achieve
improved outcomes

The ability to produce high quality written reports

Advocating on behalf of children and families in need by ensuring that their
views are taken into account and thattheirrights are promoted and protected

The ability to operate as a member of a team and take responsibilityforthe
health and safety needs of service users

The ability to attend and participate in staff meetings, supervision,
performance reviews and development and in developing team plans

The ability to work in partnership with stakeholders

A positive value base and awareness of Child Development theories

The ability to meet deadlines

The ability to mentor and support new staff/students

Take responsibility for work planning and team working

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 signedthe 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

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant Gold.png
  • Equally Safe at Work - Bronze
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged