We are looking for an enthusiastic social worker to join our Children and Families Team in Ellon. Working within the legislative process you will be involved in safeguarding children and young people by undertaking assessments and formulating Child Plan’s. Such work will require sound assessment skills, working collaboratively with partner agencies and the presentation of reports for Multi-Agency Action Planning Meetings, Looked After Reviews, Children’s Hearings and Permanence Panels. The successful candidate will also complete child protection work, participate in the duty system and undertake a range of activities and direction intervention with children, young people, families, carers and other professionals.
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.
It is Aberdeenshire Council’s procedure that applicants for vacancies of this nature require to attend an assessment centre as well as interview. Please note, assessment centres and interviews may be carried out on different dates which will be confirmed in due course.
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 Debbie Moore – 01467 533257
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