Family Support Worker

Orkney Islands Council

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  • Reference: ORK03090


Children & Families

Family Support Worker

35 hours per week
Temporary until 31 March 2020
£19,777- £24,084 depending on qualification (includes Distant Islands Allowance)

A vacancy exists for a family support worker in the Children & Families service within Orkney Health and Care, based at the Council Offices.

You will be providing intensive support to children and their families, maintaining children safely within their families, care placement, community, mainstream school or alternative education and work closely to support young people returning to the community from residential care out-with Orkney.

Salary will be dependent on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Peter McAndrew, Operational Manager on 873535.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Closing date: Sunday 24 February 2019

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

Applications must be made online at

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