To ensure children and young people are given the best possible care through the provision of high quality adoption, foster and kinship care placements.
Assist in the delivery, development and management of a range of alternative family carers’ placements for children and young persons, including Fostering, Kinship and Adoption.
To contribute to the transformational change of services to children and their families in Moray through the implementation of The Promise.
Provide robust assessment and undertake reviews of providers of alternative family care for children and young people.
Establish, maintain and develop support systems, including individual support plans for providers of alternative family care.
Assist colleagues in identifying suitable placements for children and young persons requiring alternative family care.
Assist in the identification, planning and delivery of training for alternative family care providers.
Work as a member of a small team, and work collaboratively with team around the child. Working in partnership with birth parents, foster and kinship carers and adoptive parents.
Undertake appropriate administrative tasks relating to the provision of safe, accountable services, including maintenance of electronic recording systems.
Engage in appropriate supervision and be committed to improvement and undertake suitable training and development relevant to the role.
Be committed to recruiting and retaining foster carers and potential adopters who are aligned with our ambitions to provide the best possible support to enhance the lives of children and young people.
Be willing to work regularly outside of normal office hours, offering the flexibility required of supporting alternative care providers. This is not a 9-5 job.
Temporary Post until March 2022
Closing Date: 17 September 2021
Starting Salary: £36,644 (pro rata)
£19.44 per hour
30 hours per week
Proposed Interview Date: TBA
For further information, contact Rebecca Baird – 07812 969107
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