Location: Workplace offer: Hybrid working, Barnardo's hub/office or home address
Salary: £35,360 - £47,320
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: 15 October 2023
We are pleased to be recruiting for a Supervising Social Worker within the Barnardo's Scotland Adoption Service. The service is registered with the Care Inspectorate and has recently been inspected and achieved Grades of 5.
We aim to achieve high quality, stable homes for children and young people by robust assessment and support for adopters. Ensuring that adopters are appropriately recruited, assessed, trained, and supported within the required regulations and national minimum standards.
Monday to Friday (37 hours a week)
Job share applications will also be considered.
Location of Post
This post is based in the East and Central Scotland but may cover other areas as necessary within reasonable reach from these areas.
There is the option to work from our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices as well as flexibly from home.
Initial Specific Responsibilities
If you would like some more information about this role, please contact Rebecca Wardell - firstname.lastname@example.org / 07922417350.
When completing your application please refer to the skills, knowledge and experience you have in relation to the Additional Information sheet, Person Specification & Job Description.
Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.
We are also recruiting a part time Supervising Social Worker – Adoption (24 hrs) to cover North and North East Scotland, with potential for some flexibility about the specific regions covered. Interested? Please apply below.
Pay & Reward Framework
We know that our colleagues go above and beyond in delivering our vital work, driven by their passion and commitment to Barnardo's values. We also know that we can only realise our ambitions and achieve better outcomes for more children, thanks to the talent, hard work and creativity of our people.
Whilst the full pay band and salary range is advertised, our approach to starting salaries is to appoint between the minimum to mid-point of the pay band – this ensures that pay progression steps are available to reward our colleagues annually based on their contribution to excellence and alignment to our values and behaviours. More details on Barnardo's pay framework can be found upon application.
Workplace Offer: What it means for you
The world of work has changed. We are understanding of what works best for our colleagues both current and future as we look to embrace this new way of working. Our hybrid working initiative is based on trust, flexibility and empowerment. We understand our workplace offer means different things to different people, and we encourage those conversations. This may mean working at one of our stores, services, working at home, at one of our Collaboration Hubs or any combination of these.
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.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates.
Full details and application documents here
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