Supply Children's Woker, Various Locations throughout West Lothian, 477.29

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Job Advert INTERNAL 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...

Job Advert

INTERNAL 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.

Having Your Say group has been operating in West Lothian since 2000 and is currently undergoing a revision of service and how these are delivered to care experienced young people in West Lothian. Due to the proposed expansion of the Having Your Say group, we are seeking applications from interested parties for group worker roles, across the younger (Primary school age) and older (secondary school age) groups.

Having Your Say is a group for Care Experienced Young People in West Lothian aged 5-18 years. The main objective of Having Your Say is to provide a forum for participation for looked after young children and people in the area, enabling them to have a say in issues affecting them. The key aims of the group are to:

  • nurture personal, social and emotional development;
  • actively involve children and young people in decision-making processes;
  • influence service development; and
  • Inform children and young people about their rights

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC. If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account

 

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