Team Manager (Locality - Children and Families)
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.
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.
This is a full time permanent post based at the Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock. The post available is in Children and Families Locality Services managing a team of Social Workers and Family Support Practitioners working with children, young people and their families from pre-birth assessments through to support to care experienced young people. This involves a range on interventions including supervision orders, child protection and permanency. The salary for this post is £37,019 - £40,477.
Team Manager C&F.doc