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  • Ref no: EAY03994
  • Published: 9/8/19
  • Closes: 30/8/19
  • Location: Cumnock Area Centre, 1 Greenholm Road, Cumnock, KA18 1LH
  • Salary: £39,858.00 - £43,589.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

About the Job

Here at East Ayrshire Council, we are passionate about positive social work practice and we strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for the children and families we work with here in the South Locality. We keep the child at the heart of everything we do. In order for us to achieve this goal we are continually investing in our children’s services and creating a positive service which means we have the opportunity to attract a range of professionals who have the skills, experience and vision to support us on our journey of continual improvement and excellence. We are seeking to recruit a new Team Manager who is committed to making a difference for children and their families in East Ayrshire. Your role, based in the Cumnock Locality office, will be to embed quality Social Work practice with strong leadership skills, a manager who leads by example and offers strong reflective supervision and support with a commitment to professional development. We will be committed to your development as a manger and leader within the service, with unique opportunities for training and professional qualifications that will assist you in your journey as an effective and confident leader. Join us and you'll become part of a team that works together to provide the best outcomes for the children, young people and their families. If you are interested in this opportunity and wish to learn more about the role please contact Alan Paterson – Service Manager on 01290 427840.

Job Description

To be a member of the Management Team to contribute to the development of policy, procedures and service development in line with National Policy and to lead a team of Social Work employees to protect and promote the welfare and wellbeing of Children, Adults at Risk and Communities in order to assist with the promotion and integration of the Council’s key objectives in relation to those identified within the East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships Strategic Plan and the Council’s Community Plan.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Additional Information

This is a full time permanent post based within Childrens Health Care and Justice at Rothesay House, Cumnock.Salary - £39,858 - £43,589

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