Post holder will provide minute taker support for a variety of complex Health and Social Care meetings – including liaison with internal and external partners; collation and distribution of paperwork; minute taking of meetings and ensuring minutes and correspondence are produced within legislative timescales. Post holder will also support the minute taking of disciplinary hearings within the Social Work Service.
A flexible approach is required, as the post holder may be required to travel to various venues across the authority as well as potential for meetings extending beyond normal office closure times.
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.
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This is a full time permanent post based within the Protection Support team.
Hours of work - Mon-Thu 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm
Annual Salary - £22,914 - £24,115
Pay Award pending for 2023/24
The workstyle for this post is ‘Flexible’ - 50% -79% of your time in an office location/ multiple work locations.
You will work at your administrative base or another agreed office location between 2.5 to 4 days per week and only occasionally from home.
The admin base for this post is Rothesay House, Cumnock however post will be based in the Kilmarnock area for a period of around 6 months for induction and training purposes. Post will thereafter be based in Cumnock
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