The Family Placement Team comprises of three registered services: fostering; adoption; and adult placement (continuing care).
We are seeking a motivated and experienced practitioner to contribute to the development of our adoption service in particular. The successful candidate will have experience working within an adoption service, or considerable experience of permanence planning for children moving to adoptive families.
This is a great time to be joining our team following our redesign and investment within the Family Placement Service. We have a clear vision for the future of our services underpinned by the foundations of The Promise, and the learning from the National Care Review. Our service has moved forward at pace over the last twelve months, and we are seeking an individual who is both creative and ambitious in contributing to the development of this part of our service.
This post is part time (17.5 hours per week), there will be some expectation of occasional evening working to support facilitation of support groups and training.
Should you wish an informal discussion about this post, please contact [email protected]
You can view the application pack below including our recruitment privacy notice. The application pack contains the job profile outlining the skills, experience and knowledge required for this job.
Clackmannanshire Council is currently promoting for the (Get into Care for Adult Care) further documents can be viewed below (These do not relate to the job advertised).
Clackmannanshire Council welcomes applications from everyone and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to being an exemplar employer with an inclusive culture, developing a workplace environment where all our employees are treated with dignity and respect. For this vacancy, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority groups, who are currently under represented in our workforce.
Clackmannanshire Council operates a flexible hybrid approach for those roles that allow this type of working. Attendance at the office will be required to meet the needs of the business and for example to build team and stakeholder relationships. The exact pattern of working will be agreed with you as part of the recruitment process.
Clackmannanshire Council is a living wage accredited employer.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. You will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Clackmannanshire Council. Further guidance will follow in your conditional offer of employment on how to apply. Please note you will be required to pay for the cost of this application, if your salary is over £30,000 per annum, which will be deducted from your first salary. Further information can be found here https://www.mygov.scot/apply-for-pvg
Should you have difficulty applying for a job online please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.
Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.
Please click this link to view a short video on what is expected when completing application forms for Clackmannanshire Council – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXaasgoGqmw
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