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Southbank House Southbank Business Park Kirkintilloch, G66 1XQ
£50,640.98 - £57,009.88 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Social Work Children and Families management team.

The Team Manager will oversee the operational management of the registered Fostering and Adoption and Permanence service.
The post holder will require sound knowledge of Fostering and Adoption and Permanence guidelines and relevant legislation.
The post holder should have management experience and a sound understanding of the procedures around placing a child/young person including relevant timescales.
The successful applicant should also be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the aims of the Promise.

It is essential that you have effective interpersonal, communication and leadership skills to create professional working relationships both within the team, and with all agencies and stakeholders in the achievement of shared outcomes.

Please refer to the role profile for full details.

The post is open to internal and external applicants; the post is full time and permanent. If you require more information about the post please contact Raymond Walsh on 0141 777 3000.

Successful candidates will be notified of interviews via Talentlink email. The format of the interview will consist of both questions and a presentation.

Charter of Commitment

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.


East Dunbartonshire Council

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