Vacancy posted: Friday, 5 Oct 2012
Grade: Grade 12 £37,142 - £39,408
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location Cunninghame House, Irvine
Vetting by Disclosure Scotland
This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note: Successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted from your wages following the commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
What is the Role? To be responsible for the development and performance of Adult Protection Services in North Ayrshire.
What will you do?
You will provide support to the Adult Protection Committee, prepare bi-annual reports, and line manage the Service Manager (Learning and Development). You will also develop training and development opportunities, and develop and maintain performance management systems.
What do you need to bring to the Role?
You will have a Diploma/Degree in Social Work or equivalent, experience of management, and role knowledge of quality and performance assurance. You will also have analytical ability, knowledge of models of prevention and early intervention in Adult Protection. You will be registered or in the process of registering with the SSSC.
Job Reference: NAY002991
Closing Date: 15-Oct-2012
About North Ayrshire Council
Home to 138,000 people, North Ayrshire covers an area of 340 square miles and includes the islands of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae. Our dramatic coastal scenery, rolling hills and long sandy beaches make for a fantastic place for you and your family and friends to visit. Why work for us? If you think working for your local council is about sweeping roads and collecting Council Tax then think again. There's no such thing as a 'typical' job with us - just countless opportunities to make a real difference to North Ayrshire. From inspecting restaurants to caring for the local environment, North Ayrshire Council employees are hard at work making North Ayrshire the best it can be. Day in, day out, we’re responsible for delivering a huge variety of services to around 138,000 people. Working for North Ayrshire Council provides a career that’s challenging and rewarding. We’ll support your professional progression and development all the way.