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  • Ref no: EDN12502
  • Published: 1/4/2020
  • Closes: 15/4/2020
  • Location: East Neighbourhood Centre, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH16 4DS
  • Salary: £31,484.00 - £37,589.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Communities and Families

Social Worker - Family Based Care Kinship Team
North East Locality Office (Niddrie Mains Road)

Salary: £31,484 - £37,589
Hours: 36 per week

Primary purpose is to provide bespoke interventions to support kinship carers who are experiencing difficulties to promote positive change and resilience within the placement with a specific emphasis on school attendance and attainment for the children and young people.   

Please see attached documentation for further information on the role.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.


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