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Team Leader – Family Based Care Team (Maternity Cover)

  • Location: Dundee (Hybrid working arrangements in place)
  • Salary: £36,900 to £38,700 (placing dependent on experience)
  • Closing Date: 21/08/2022

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Team Leader for our Family Based Care Team to cover a period of maternity leave.

We will consider applications from individuals seeking to work part time and we currently operate a hybrid model of working which offers a mix of home and office based working and flexible working is also available.

As an employer who follows Safer Recruitment processes, we require an application form to be completed and cannot accept CV only. CVs will not be responded to.

The Responsibilities

You will support the Head of Service to provide a responsive and effective care service, which meets the changing demands of our foster carers, children and young people.

You will support staff to provide high quality and robust Form F Assessments for prospective carers, which leads to approval of competent and professional carers at panel.

You will be responsible for a team of qualified social workers and support workers providing regular professional supervision and supporting continuous professional development.

You will have considerable post qualifying experience of working across childcare services including foster care and have a DipSW, CQSW, Degree or MSc in Social Work.

You must be committed to continuous learning and development and be willing to engage in our culture of Growth Mindset.

You must be / or be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timeframe.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

How To Apply

As an employer who follows Safer Recruitment processes, we require an application form to be completed and cannot accept CV only.

Application Form

Team Leader – Family Based Care Team – Job Description & Person Specification

Contact Sara Lovelock on 01382 561279 or email recruitment@carolina.org.uk for an informal discussion about this post.

CLOSING DATE: 21/08/2022