Team Manager, Child Disability Service, 477.10

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Job Advert INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities,...

Job Advert

INTERNAL  APPLICANTS ONLY

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.

In West Lothian we believe that all children should get the best start in life and should get the help they need when they need it.

You will be based in our Child Disability Service to provide leadership, direction and support to a team of social workers and family support workers in the delivery of effective service to children with a disability, and their parents/carers. This work includes the supervision of Section 23 and Section 24 assessments.

We offer a supportive working environment with induction for new staff, regular planned supervision, a controlled workload and varied training opportunities.

Degree in social work or equivalent qualification is essential, along with experience working with children with a disability. This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.

This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

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