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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Full time or Part time
  • £35,128
  • 68 St John’s Road Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th February 2020

  • Advertised from 14th January 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Part-time hours and/or job share would be considered. Permanent.


Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting vulnerable children and young people since 1733. We currently support children and young people in residential care and in the community. In 2016, we expanded our services by developing a fostering service.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Social Worker to play a lead role in developing and expanding our fostering service. The successful candidate will provide support to the foster carers and will take the lead in the recruitment and assessment of new carers. The candidate should have a good understanding of fostering regulations and practice and must be committed to improving the lives of children and young people.

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

For an informal chat about this role, please call Carolyn Thomson on 0131 337 3295 or Stephen Bermingham on 0131 297 7318.

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Closing date: 14 February 2020

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 25 February 2020