1 x 36 hrs per week, 1 x 22 hrs per week, salary pro rata
The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 31 May 2020. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels
You will be working in a busy and supportive Family Placement Team, undertaking recruitment and assessment of prospective carers and supervising approved foster carers. You will participate in the development and delivery of training and support for carers. You will play an active part in matching the needs of children requiring placements to the skills and attributes of carers. You will also carry out all other statutory duties associated with the post. Key to this process is working in partnership with service users and other professionals. We are committed to the continuing professional development of staff and will support you by regular supervision.
A professional Social Work qualification and registration with SSSC are essential. We welcome applications from experienced workers as well as those about to graduate.
This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates 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 West Lothian Council.
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