Family Aide - SW3080 Carronbank House Social Work OfficeVacancy posted: Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Salary: £20,372 - £22,591
Closing date: 16 October 2012
Job ref. no.: FLK003595
Salary: £20,372 - £22,591 Pro-rata You will offer practical advice and assistance to families in need and assist Social Workers in their general duties. You will also be responsible for your own caseload. Experience of direct work with children and families is desirable.
You must have the ability to be mobile across the Council area. You will work 18.5 hours per week, Wednesday PM, Thursday, Friday. This post is temporary until September 2013. Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
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.