Vacancy posted: Thursday, 20 Sep 2012
Grade: Grade 11 £34,438 - £36,595
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Bridgegate House, Irvine
Vetting by Disclosure Scotland
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or protected adults.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note: Successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted from your wages following the commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
What is the Role? To convene and co-ordinate child protection interagency training.
What will you do?
You will have overview of single agency child protection training, co-ordinate local interagency training, develop and deliver training programmes. You will oversee, plan, review, quality assure all interagency training and development and chair the CPC training group.
What do you need to bring to the Role?
You will have a professional qualification in Social Work or equivalent and substantial experience of working within child protection teams. You will have knowledge of child care and policies and oral and written presentation skills.
Job Reference: NAY002886
Closing Date: 08-Oct-2012
About North Ayrshire Council
Home to 138,000 people, North Ayrshire covers an area of 340 square miles and includes the islands of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae. Our dramatic coastal scenery, rolling hills and long sandy beaches make for a fantastic place for you and your family and friends to visit. Why work for us? If you think working for your local council is about sweeping roads and collecting Council Tax then think again. There's no such thing as a 'typical' job with us - just countless opportunities to make a real difference to North Ayrshire. From inspecting restaurants to caring for the local environment, North Ayrshire Council employees are hard at work making North Ayrshire the best it can be. Day in, day out, we’re responsible for delivering a huge variety of services to around 138,000 people. Working for North Ayrshire Council provides a career that’s challenging and rewarding. We’ll support your professional progression and development all the way.