Senior Practitioner - Children and Young People Social Services

East Lothian Council

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Vacancy Details

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £34,253 - £38,615 per annum pro rata (£18.77-£21.16 per hour)
Temporary part time position until June 2018
28 hours per week
Days of work - to be agreed
To start as soon as possible

Job Details

To provide and promote a high standard of practice within Children & Adult Services (Children’s Services) and in multiagency settings with regard to statutory obligations, policies and procedures, in providing a service to vulnerable children, young people and their families/carers.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Approved Social Work Qualification 
Post qualifying award in Child Protection OR Practice Teaching OR Mental Heath.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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