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The Johnnie Walker Bond, 15 Strand Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1HU
£41,478 - £45,354 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

A new and exciting opportunity has been developed to lead and support the strategic work around Psychological Trauma-Informed practice and services across East Ayrshire. This post sits within the Wellbeing and Recovery Service of the EAHSCP but has a wider multi-agency focus and will contribute significantly to the East Ayrshire Trauma Advisory Board Delivery Plan, working closely with community planning partners and the Trauma Advisory Board chairperson. East Ayrshire has strong ambition to have a truly trauma-informed workforce across all sectors and high quality trauma responsive services. This work also contributes to East Ayrshire Wellbeing Delivery Plan as we work in partnership with other key agencies to embed a whole system approach to psychological trauma. The post will have a key focus on supporting and monitoring the delivery plan, leading on specific working groups and projects, strengthening our multi-agency partnerships across Ayrshire, supporting the learning & development agenda and working closely with national partners. The post-holder will work closely  with other specialist protection lead officers, learning & development specialists and a range support staff to drive our ambitious agenda forwards across East Ayrshire.


For further information on this post and/or informal enquiries please contact Clare Wilson – Senior Manager/Trauma Advisory Board Chair: 01563 503357 or on 01563 576107


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.

Employment References

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Additional Information

This is a full time temporary post based within Children's Health Care and Justice.

The workstyle for this post is Flexible - 50-79% of time is office based.  Able to work at different/ multiple work locations.  Occasionally works at home, or another location 1-2 days per week, or directly home to external appointments.

The admin base for this post is the Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock.

Annual Salary -  £41,478 - £45,354

This post is temporary until 01 August 2024.

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