During Covid-19, we are taking the opportunity to work in different ways and this includes how we continue to undertake our interviews. We are using Microsoft Teams to progress with interviews virtually and all you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.
x1 Part Time (17.5 hours) & x2 Full Time (35 hours) Positions Available
This post is based in the Fostering, Adoption and Permanence team within our Children and Families service. Reporting to the Team Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of recruitment and assessment of prospective foster carers, supervision and support to approved carers and looked after children/young people in placement. This post also carries responsibility for developing, facilitating and co-coordinating training for foster carers. Please see job description for other duties/ responsibilities in relation to the post. At least two years previous experience within a Children & Families Fieldwork Team is essential. For more details see the attached Role Profile below.
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North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.
Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.
For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Protected 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 or protected adults
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/. For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/jobs-and-training/pre-employment-checks.aspx.
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