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Ref no:
ORK05371
Published:
25/1/2022
Closes:
13/2/2022
Location:
Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Salary:
£20,220 - £24,618 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Children and Families

Family Support Worker

35 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 October 2022
£24,639 - £26,605 / £27,328 - £29,476 depending on qualification (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

A vacancy exists for a family support worker in the Children and Families service within Orkney Health and Care, based at the Council Offices.

You will be providing intensive support to children and their families, maintaining children safely within their families, care placement, community, mainstream school or alternative education and work closely to support young people returning to the community from residential care out-with Orkney.

The post holder will be required to lone work whilst being supported from the Children’s Residential Service.

Qualities required of the successful applicant are a sense of humour, non-judgemental attitude, acceptance of others, confident and good communication skills.
Salary will be dependent on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Vicky MacKinnon, Operational Manager on 01856 873535 extension 2279 or email at Vicky.MacKinnon@orkney.gov.uk

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Closing date: Sunday 13 February 2022

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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