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.
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.
What qualification and experience are we looking for?
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.
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.
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.