We are seeking a skilled, motivated and inspirational Senior Workers to join our management team.
Falkirk Council has a significant transformational change programme to ensure we are fit for the future and harnessing opportunities to improve outcomes for the people of Falkirk. Our Children’s Services Closer to Home Strategy has at its heart, the aim of supporting children to live safely at home and within their own communities. When this is not possible our aim is to provide high quality, loving, nurturing care that has relationships at its heart. We value the importance of working alongside children, young people, parents and carers to build strength and capacity.
We require Senior Workers who will contribute to the day to day operational management responsibility for each house, and work flexibly providing management cover over both houses.
You will be committed to the Council of the Future agenda as well as the service specific priorities within the Children’s’ Services Closer to Home Strategy and The Promise.
You will support the Residential Manager to lead the service through a process of change and development.
You will contribute to the service development plans and their effective implementation for both houses and oversee staff training and development.
You will promote a culture of continuous improvement and undertake quality improvement tasks.
You will have responsibility for staff support and supervision and managing staff time.
You will contribute to management of the budget .
You will be responsibility for overseeing health and safety and ensuring the service fulfils its statutory responsibilities.
You will lead in promoting trauma informed practice.
You will be involved chairing meetings and attending reviews.
Postholder will require to have a Degree in Social Work or equivalent and SVQ 4, registration with SSSC and experience of working withing a residential childcare service are essential requirements for the post as is the ability to maintain PVG membership. The postholder will have had supervisory experience.
Knowledge and experience of relevant legislation, best practice and innovation in a relevant field is essential.
You must have the ability to be mobile across the Council area.
Shifts include weekends, public holidays, evenings and nights.
For an informal discussion please contact Residential Manager [email protected] / 07738627291
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