Social Worker - Fife - BAR00414

Barnardo's Scotland

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: BAR00414

Barnardo's Fife Locality services are based in Kirkcaldy and comprises of six individual services, working across the Fife local authority area.

 We are looking for a Senior Practitioner – PW3 (Social Worker) to join our Parenting Capacity Assessment Service. The PCA Service carries out Parenting Capacity Assessments to inform long term decision making for children age 0-11 in the Fife area.

 A qualification in Social Work e.g. Diploma, CQSW (or equivalent) and ideally a post-qualifying Certificate in Child Chare & Protection Studies is essential along with :

Knowledge/skills and experience of working with children and families with a range of complex needs and issues including child protection. Experience of working in partnership with a range of agencies. Experience of carrying out or an understanding of Parenting Capacity Assessments. A driving licence with access to a vehicle is required for this post. Please see the attached additional information and Job Description for further information.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values

Project Worker 3 - Job Description & Person Profile.pdf (129.52 KB) Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy (Oct 2018).pdf (0.56 MB) Additional Info Sheet Assessment service - FIFE.pdf (34.89 KB)

Applications must be made online at

We can't find any similar jobs at the moment.

See all the latest jobs