Kibble Education and Care Centre
Kibble Education and Care Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC026917

Kibble is Scotland’s specialist provider of services for at risk children and young people. Our care, education and specialist interventions help disadvantaged young people build themselves a brighter future.

Current vacancies


  • Full time
  • £21,361 – £26,761
  • Paisley
  • Closing 14th August 2022

Kibble is a specialist provider of services for at risk children and young people across the UK. Many of the young people the charity cares for have experienced significant trauma in their lives and we provide a safe, stable environment that is both nurturing and therapeutic. With a robust support network and wide range of integrated services, we offer young people opportunities and encourage them to believe in themselves, feel a sense of belonging, and realise their own self-worth.

What is the Job Function?

As part of the Administration team in one of the UK’s most innovative and forward-thinking charities working with young people, the post-holder will be required to provide administrative support to managers and staff throughout the organisation. The post will be based in our main campus, Goudie Street, however occasional travel to different locations will be required.

Main Duties:

  • Minute taking at professional meetings
  • Creating, preparing and editing documents
  • Archiving/Photocopying/Scanning
  • Reception cover as and when required
  • Ensuring Data Protection Legislation is adhered to
  • Ensuring standardised procedures are followed
  • Entering and extracting information and reports from various databases
  • Maintaining records, both electronic and paper based
  • Supporting Record Management Processes
  • Any other administrative duties as required
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by a senior member of staff

What qualification and experience are we looking for?

  • Qualified to HNC/SVQ level in Administration or equivalent is preferred.
  • Previous experience within a busy office environment is essential.
  • Previous administration experience within the care/voluntary sector is preferred
  • Minute taking experience is essential
  • Previous administration experience within the care/voluntary sector is preferred.
  • IT proficient with experience of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Outlook Express.
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to prioritise and manage deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


  1. This job outline reflects the main tasks and responsibilities discharged by the post holder at the present time, however, Kibble reserves the right to alter or amend the content of this job outline to reflect changes to the job or services provided, while maintaining the overall character and level of responsibility for the post.
  2. Notwithstanding any information or statement described within this job outline, all duties must be carried out in a way that promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and respect for all individuals and which is consistent with Kibble’s stated policy on equal opportunities.
  3. The successful candidate will be subject to PVG Scheme Membership. Having previous convictions will not automatically disbar you from working at Kibble (with the exception of offences against children or other vulnerable groups) and every case is taken on an individual basis.
  4. Appointments will be subject to a twelve-month probationary period.
Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Foster Family Placement Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £41,728 – £47,065
  • IFS Hamilton/Hillington
  • Closing 10th August 2022

Who are we?

Kibble is Scotland’s specialist provider of services for at risk children and young people. By providing a range of integrated services, we help build positive futures for children and young people aged 5 plus, with complex social, emotional and educational needs.

Job Purpose

We are seeking to recruit a Service Manager, known as, a Foster Family Placement Supervisor to join our existing team, on a one-year fixed term basis to cover for maternity leave (secondment arrangement may also be possible).

The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the service which combines intensive fostering and adult placement services within the context of Kibble’s community-based services including residential homes, for which they will also have Duty Manager and On Call responsibilities.

The post holder must be a proactive and forward-thinking practitioner with a focus on delivering a high-quality service through strong leadership and relational engagement.

Fostering Management

You will co-ordinate and actively participate in the recruitment, assessment and preparation training of prospective carers and provide support and guidance to existing approved carers. You will also provide supervision and support to external independent assessors. In addition, supervising staff key working young people within the fostering service.

Residential Community Service Management

You will be required to have an overview of and provide support through the Duty Manager rota and On Call rota (when required) to the Community based residential team(s) associated with IFS; residential patterns and hours of work can therefore be required.