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Barnardo's Scotland Fostering Service, Glasgow Building 10,000 Academy Park, Gower Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G51 1PR
£22,904.80 - £29,931.20 per year
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Position Type:
Part Time
29.6 hours per week
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This position has expired.

Barnardos Scotland Fostering Glasgow is looking to add a 4 days (29.6 hours) a week enthusiastic and dynamic qualified social worker to our well established team.

The successful applicant will be attached to our Glasgow office in Pollokshaws, with the opportunity to work flexibly and practice blended working which will involve a combination of office and home based working. Face to face working is currently being undertaken according to guidance. Social workers also participate in duty and a Scotland -wide Helpline service to provide carers with support 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.  

BSFG has a staff of 22 and works with approximately 60 carers and 70 children and young people.

We are registered with the Care Inspectorate to work with children and young people referred to us by Local Authorities throughout Scotland on a short break, emergency, interim and permanent basis. We are also registered to provide continuing care, encouraging young people to remain in their homes until adulthood

The successful applicant will be working as part of a team of foster carers; social workers; children's workers, a child psychotherapist; art therapist and educational liaison worker to deliver a high quality service.

We support children and young people aged 0–21, many of whom have experienced significant trauma or adversity using our integrated services and dedicated support, to provide a safe and stable environment.

We pride ourselves on offering high quality fostering homes, and we are committed to improving these by developing and expanding the services and resources that we offer.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

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