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  • Ref no: CLA01932
  • Published: 5/2/2020
  • Closes: 19/2/2020
  • Location: Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
  • Salary: £32,959.53 - £37,084.03 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

Job Description

Social Worker (Full Time)

We have an opportunity for an experienced, energetic and self-motivated Social Worker who is passionate about meeting the needs of children within a family setting, to join our growing and developing team.

The successful post holder will have experience of family placement work and foster care practice, including the assessment of potential foster carers. A good knowledge of fostering regulations, child care law and safeguarding issues is essential.

The successful post holder will be working with foster carers, adopters and their families, who care for Clackmannanshire’s children. Clackmannanshire’s Family Placement Team is currently on an improvement and development initiative and is seeking applicants with a can-do attitude and a creative and ambitious approach to family placement work.

Applicants must be SSSC registered, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to high quality practice.

The Job Description Includes the Following Aspects 

Supervision, management, support and development of foster carers. 

Form F assessments/Review of approval and panel presentation 

Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects 

Participation in delivering of training for foster carers 

Recruitment activity and initial visits

Requirements

This post is considered regulated work with children and/or protected adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  You 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 Clackmannanshire Council.  The cost of this check will be deducted from your salary.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paper application pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.

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