Job Purpose:

To undertake all statutory duties as required by legislation and deliver a statutory social work service to adults in all service user groups.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

  • Professional Social Work Qualification (BA Social Work qualification or equivalent DipSW, CQSW)
  • SSSC Registration
  • PVG
  • The post holder will be expected to:

  • Travel as required in relation to the needs of the service
  • Work in accordance with Adult, Child and Public Protection principles and procedures
  • Maintain SSSC registration
  • Adhere to the requirements of the SSSC code of practice, council policy and procedures and health and safety policies and legislation
  • Responsibilities

    The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:

  • Practice, policy and procedure relevant to the post
  • Adult and Child Protection
  • Anti-discriminatory practice
  • Working directly with service users in crisis, their families and carers
  • ITC systems and office procedures including administration and using computer packages including Microsoft office
  • The Individual

    Please see the Job Profile for further information.

    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

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    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