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Ref no:
ORK05339
Published:
10/1/2022
Closes:
30/1/2022
Location:
Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Salary:
£36,188 - £38,578 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Children and Families Services

Social Worker - Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Team

35 hours per week
Permanent
£38,585 - £40,975 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

Orkney Health and Care are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and experienced Social Worker to join the Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Team. The successful candidate will be required to provide a professional social work service for the recruitment, training, assessment, supervision and support of foster carers, adopters and permanency related work. You will be part of a supportive team of social work staff based at the Council Offices in Kirkwall. We will provide regular reflective supervision on an individual basis and small group supervision.

Orkney Health and Care is committed to developing our staff, ensuring personal development plans reflect your own and the service’ goals and aspirations. All qualified social workers in Orkney Health and Care are required to undertake out of hours standby duty on a rota basis. You will hold a relevant social work qualification and registration with SSSC.

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

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Jane Beckwith, Operational Manager, Children’s Services Tel: 01856 873535. Ext. 2633

Closing Date: Sunday 30 January 2022

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council policy.

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