Social Worker x 2 - Family Placement Team, 424.12- INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY - WEL03839

Temporary | West Calder, SCOTLAND | 3 months
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£30,001 - £40,000
West Calder

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Job Description

Advert Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us) Post 1 fixed term to 31 October 2020, secondment Cover  Post 2 Perm, 22 hours per week. 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 post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 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. INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY Applications must be made online at

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