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Ref no:
239460
Published:
7/10/2021
Closes:
22/11/2022
Location:
Pavilion 3, Gateway Office Park 7 Cambuslang Way, G32 8ND
Salary:
£34,000 - £37,000 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

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FOSTER CARE ASSOCIATES SCOTLAND (THE FCAS)

Role: Service Lead – The Promise

Full-Time – Fixed Term 12 Months 

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £34,000 to £37,000 per annum

Benefits: 30 days’ Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays, Company Pension, Life Assurance x2, Employee Discount Scheme and Free Parking

ABOUT US

Involving people and improving services since 2002 - Along with our sister organisation Foster Care Associates, we’re one of the UK’s largest and best respected fostering organisations, which means we’re able to offer exceptional resources, support and expertise to help change the experiences and life chances of children and young people.

 

We have a dedicated focus on supporting foster children and foster carers in Scotland. Our statement of purpose is ‘to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of children and young people’, and over the last 19 years we’ve helped hundreds of children and young people take steps to a better future.

ROLE

This exciting new role aims to develop and drive transformational change by supporting the development of our embedded culture, relationships, systems and processes that are necessary to implement FCA Scotland’s plan for The Promise and The Plan 21-24. 

As the Service Lead, you will involve children, young people, families and staff in producing and further developing plans for The Promise (21-24), create the conditions for a cultural shift, which will enable our foster carers, staff and out wider network, to develop the nurturing relationships and inclusive practice that are the foundations of The Promise.

The successful candidate will create opportunities for practice sharing with staff and carers such as organising and facilitating workshops, briefings, webinars; writing newsletters, articles for our intranet. They will also promote a clear understanding across FCA Scotland about how The Promise aligns to FCA Scotland’s Service Improvement Plan.

 You will also develop consultation systems with children and young people, foster carers and their birth children, through an enhanced programme of activities, events, and other creative mechanisms – ensuring their voices are at the heart of the work of FCA Scotland.  You will also work closely with the Registered Manager and the Participation Team to enhance and adapt FCA Scotland’s Participation Strategy and Plan for next 12 months.

For more information about this exciting new post please contact Amanda Lindsay on 07813 054650 who will be happy to have a chat with you.

To be considered, please follow the apply now link or by sending your CV to Erika.brinkman@polariscommunity.co.uk quoting job ref: 3149 and someone will be in touch.

No agencies please.

Due to COVID-19 developments please note that all interviews at this time will be arranged virtually and all successful appointments will be managed pragmatically in line with business and individual needs.

If we do decide on face to face interviews all candidates and interview panel will be required to do a lateral flow test prior to interview.

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