Midlothian’s Family Group Decision Making team is a key part of Midlothian’s commitment to the Promise and support children remain within and connected to their families. We are seeking to expand our team to build capacity. This role will support a new Family Support Team and introduce family meetings as an option where children are not engaging or thriving in school.
The coordinator will be responsible for working with families and family support staff to create family based plans that improve attendance, attainment and wellbeing.
CLOSING DATE – Thursday 2nd of June 2022
INTERVIEW DATE – Friday 10th or Wednesday 15th of June 2022
Position Title: Family Group Decision Making Coordinator – Social worker
Directorate: People & Partnerships
Location: Eskdaill Court
Contract Status: Permanent
Hours of Work: 36
Working Pattern: Core hours Monday – Thursday 9.00-5.00 Friday 9.00- 3.30
Some flexibility required to meet the needs of families.
Weeks per year: 52
Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.
Based on you working 36 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £36,117.53 per annum.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children and Adults, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk
If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.
Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.
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