Family Support Assistant

Favourite East Ayrshire Council
Ref no: EAY02367
Closes: Friday, 2nd March 2018
Published: Monday, 12th February 2018
Location: The Johnnie Walker Bond, 15 Strand Street, Kilmarnock
Salary: £15,661 - £17,855 per year
Hours: 37.00 weeks per year
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Ayrshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Children's Social Work

Job Description

Assist the Social Work team and work in partnership with other agencies to provide information, interventions and other support services to assist children, young people and their families achieve improved outcomes as part of an overall care plan in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives.


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.


This is a full time permanent post based within The Johnnie Walker Bond.


The salary for this post is £16,373 - £17,854 & 12.5% shift allowance which will be paid on all hours.

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