£24,480 - £26,103 
35 hours per week
Our office is based in Dundee, however working location is flexible

About the role 

Due to career progression, we are looking for an Estates, Health and Safety Assistant within our Shared Services Estates, Health and Safety Team.  

The purpose of the role is to support and assist the Estates, Health and Safety Manager and Officer to promote, deliver and implement the Health and Safety management system and manage and co-ordinate all estate and related facilities management services for both Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and the Care Inspectorate (CI). 

You will:  

  • be the first point of contact for any health and safety and facilities queries 
  • maintain accurate and organised records 
  • assist with the review of policies and procedures 
  • help with health and safety audits and inspections 
  • arrange training 
  • assist with the administration of health and safety and estates contracts 
  • raise purchase orders and match and receipt to worksheets. 

Shared Services 

Shared Services are fundamentally about optimising people and their skills, 

assets, time and other resources. A shared service arrangement, regardless 

of the governance model under which it operates, can, in theory, handle any 

business function effectively as long as there is competent management to  

release the benefit from the arrangement and performance criteria that meet the needs of each organisation involved.  The SSSC and Care Inspectorate (CI) have agreed to operate a collaboration and shared procedures model of shared service delivery.   

Who are we 

The Scottish Social Services Council is the regulator for the social service workforce in Scotland. Our work means the people of Scotland can count on social services being provided by a trusted, skilled and confident workforce. We protect the public by registering social service workers, setting standards for their practice, conduct, training and education and by supporting their professional development. Where people fall below the standards of practice and conduct we can investigate and take action. The SSSC employs approximately 300 employees. 

The Care Inspectorate are the national regulator and scrutiny body responsible for providing assurance and protection for people who experience care services, their families, carers and the wider public, as well as supporting delivery partners to improve the quality of care for people in Scotland. Our vision is that people across Scotland experience high quality care that meets their needs, rights and choices. The Care Inspectorate employs approximately 600 employees. 

What you need to succeed 

You must:  

  • have an awareness of the high importance of confidentiality 
  • be able to manage a busy workload 
  • work effectively as part of a team and on your own initiative 
  • be a confident, personable communicator with excellent written skills and ability 
  • have experience of working with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and MS Forms. 

Why work for us  

We are an ambitious, enthusiastic and supportive organisation. With around 300 employees, you can really make an impact here. We offer a generous salary, flexible working arrangements, a full range of benefits, local government pension scheme and up to 43 days holiday (dependent on service). 

You can find out more about the benefits of working here on our website. 

Our office is in Dundee and we have an agile working policy. We encourage remote working and support a less office-based format. We are happy to discuss individual arrangements and consider agile working, depending on job requirements (such as being in the office for training events and meetings etc). 

All applicants must live in Scotland and will be expected to attend the office from time to time as required.  

How to apply 

You’ll find more information in the job profile and person specification. 

Find more information about us here on our website and on, Twitter @SSSCNews, Instagram @SSSCNews and LinkedIn @Scottish Social Services Council.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Carole Kennedy at

To apply, please complete the online application form by 8.00am on Monday 2 October 2023. We expect to hold interviews on Tuesday 17 October.