Senior Day Service Officer - Outlook - EAD07662

East Dunbartonshire Council

Senior Day Service Officer - Outlook - EAD07662

£30,001 - £40,000

East Dunbartonshire Council, Townhead, East Dunbartonshire

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 10 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 24-07-2024 (In 2 days)

job Ref: EAD07662

Full Job Description

Job Summary

This post is only available to all permanent and temporary employees and agency workers currently on assignment within East Dunbartonshire Council.


Salary will be pro-rated for part-time hours.


Work pattern is 7 hours on a Friday.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to assist in the day to day operational management and leadership of Adult Day Services Team ensuring effective and safe delivery of services which promotes and maximises the safety and independence of the individual and helps them realise their capacity and potential. 

The Senior Day Services Officer post is based in our Outlook Day Service that provides direct support to individuals who have learning disabilities and/or autism to engage in meaningful daytime activities in the community or in a building base. The successful candidate will require to provide leadership and support in the provision of a person centred approach for individual service users as well as in assessment of individual needs.  They will also provide staff with professional support, guidance and supervision, and participate and contribute to the writing of strategic plans. 

Previous experience of working in Adult Day Services is required.   At least two years previous experience in social care would be required.

If you wish more information please contact:  Catherine Davison, Adult Day Services Manager:

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.