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  • Ref no: DEE02950
  • Published: 18/10/19
  • Closes: 1/11/19
  • Location: Dudhope Castle, Barrack Road, DD3 6HF
  • Salary: £33,260.00 - £38,605.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Based at Dudhope Castle within the Fostering Resource Team you will work full time, 37 hours per week.

Previous applicants will be considered and need not re-apply.

Requirements

You will have a Social Work Degree, CQSW, Dip SW, CSS (with appropriate option) and registration with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timeframe.

Responsibilities

To develop an appropriate range of Family Placement Resources to meet the needs of children and young people in care.

The Individual

You will have experience of child care work, knowledge of fostering and adoption legislation and an understanding of the issues for Looked after Children. You will have the ability to relate to children, parents and carers. You will be able to work as part of a team, work in partnership with other disciplines and external providers and able to communicate well in a group setting. You should have the ability to provide good written material.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The 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 Dundee City Council.

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