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Laurieston Social Work Office 1 James Street Laurieston, FK2 9PZ
£47,477 - £51,914 per year pro rata
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Part Time
18.5 hours per week

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In Falkirk we are proud and passionate about the work we do.

We are proud to have a workforce with values that promote human rights, social justice and professional integrity. We recognise the importance of diversity within our organisation that reflects the communities we serve.

We are looking for..

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Social Worker to join our busy Review Co-ordinator team. You will be part of a small team who are responsible for chairing reviews to ensure that children’s plans are progressing, reducing risks and focused on achieving positive outcomes.

You will chair a range of meetings including reviews for looked after children, child protection planning meetings and care and risk management meetings. You will take a lead role in promoting the voice of children, young people and their families in the process of case planning and review.

In addition to the above, Review Co-ordinators work closely with colleagues across Children’s Services to undertake Quality Assurance work. You will be required to collate, analyse and report on performance in a solution focused manner to aid service improvement. You will complete Stage 1 and Stage 2 complaint responses in line with Council policy, reporting on collective themes and learning needs for Children’s Services.

You will have experience of working with children and families, managing risk and challenging situations. All applicants will require to be registered with the SSSC, have a PVG and Social Work qualification.

Why you should consider Falkirk as the next step in your Social Work career.

Sara Lacey, Chief Social Work Officer shares details of exciting new developments for Falkirk Social Work Services

Frontline Social Workers take time out to share highlights of their experiences working in Adult and Children’s services

We have a dynamic and forward-thinking workforce, who are committed to make a positive difference for people accessing services and living in our communities. Trauma informed, relationships and strengths based social work sits at the heart of our practice.

We promote a culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work. This supports our mission to be recognised as a learning organisation promoting openness, creativity, and experimentation across the workforce.

We work hard to develop our staff and expose them to a wide range of opportunities. We encourage our workforce to acquire and share knowledge, information, and resources. We nurture innovation, including service co-design that’s shaped by lived experiences and we provide freedom to try new things, to risk failure and to learn from both mistakes, and promising and good practice.

When it comes to taking care of our employees, we are proud to offer:

  • Supportive team structure
  • Time for reflective supervision
  • A culture where your voice matters and opportunities are available to shape how we work together as a team, service and across the Council and partnerships.
  • Bespoke training and a range of career development opportunities
  • Generous annual leave and mobile /flexible working supporting work life balance.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Local Government pension scheme and employee benefits and rewards scheme membership.

You will work 18.5 hours per week.

If you are the successful candidate, you will be required to carry out a Disclosure Scotland check.

If you would like more information or for an informal discussion, please contact Gaynor Whittet -


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