Community Worker – East Ayrshire Council Careers – Kilmarnock

East Ayrshire Council Careers

Job Description Work with and provide community learning and development support to young people, adults, community groups and organisations in line with the early intervention and prevention and sustainable communities priorities of the Vibrant Communities Service in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives. Requirements The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council. Please note:- PVG members’ records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made. Responsibilities This is a full time permanent position. The hours of work are 35 per week Some occasional weekend and evening work may be required. The admin base for the post is Civic Centre South, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock. The workstyle for this post is ‘Mobile’ – 20-49% of time is office based. Able to work at home, or another location, or travel directly from home to other locations and client visits out in the field. The salary for the post is £29,939 – £32,542 The Individual If you apply for this post, please add the following email address to your safe sender list to ensure that any MyJobScotland related e-mails go directly to your inbox -. We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

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