Foster Family Placement Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

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


  • Advertised from 27th July 2022
  • Salary depending on qualifications & experience. 37 hours per week (worked over a combination of early and back shifts (plus two weekends in three)

Role

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.

Application notes

To apply: Please visit our online recruitment site - jobtrain.co.uk/Kibble

Closing Date: Wednesday 10 August 2022


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