Vacancy posted: Friday, 20 Jul 2012
Salary: £40,416 - £44,198
For Falkirk Council employees this is a secondment opportunity. Prior to application please obtain confirmation from your current Line Manager that you can be released to take up this secondment opportunity, should you be successful.
Falkirk Council and its partners have agreed to their approach to implementing Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) across the Falkirk Council area. The delivery of services to children, young people and families will be based around four localities. It has been identified that key to implementing GIRFEC is the co-ordination of services at a local level. This co-ordination will be provided by a Locality Co-ordinator. You will be expected to have considerable experience of integrated working and have a related degree. In addition candidates will have to have the capacity for self management and be highly motivated.
This post is temporary until August 2014.
Interviews will take place on Friday, 24th August 2012.
For an informal discussion please contact Elaine Costello, Integration Support Manager on (01324) 506642.
Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
Job Reference: FLK003369
Closing Date: 01-Aug-2012
About Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south. The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth. Council Headquarters The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of £344.8 million for 2012/2013. Falkirk Councilís aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.