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Access To Records Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £31,028 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh flexible hybrid, WFH and/or at base over 3 to 5 days – 1-day Wednesdays in office (Hybrid)
  • Closing 20th May 2024


  • Advertised from 9th May 2024
  • £18,617.25. 22.5 hours.

Role

Birthlink Redress is in partnership with Scottish Government to support people to identify and source historical records and to compile as part of the Redress Support service.

MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To undertake administrative and practical tasks in order to access records on behalf of applicants by submitting Subject Access Requests to Data controllers including follow up and up-dating applicants on any progress.
  2. To support people, taking a trauma-informed approach, who have experienced historical abuse in a care setting as children in Scotland to access their records, compile any received, create a chronology ready for forwarding to Redress Scotland.
  3. To deliver a professional support service in accordance with Birthlink’s procedures and standards.
  4. Liaise with appropriate local authorities, statutory or voluntary organisations to access records.
  5. To record, monitor and evaluate all work.
  6. To represent Birthlink in a professional and collaborative way in all multi-disciplinary meetings and events
  7. To deliver training and information on the work of the project as required
  8. To contribute to dissemination of information about Birthlink through professional journals, conferences and Birthlink’s bi-annual bulletin
  9. To attend supervision, team meetings and training as appropriate and take responsibility for your own professional development.
  10. To work within Birthlink’s policies and procedures including equal opportunities, anti-discriminatory practice, safeguarding and user participation
  11. To keep up to date with changes in procedure, legislation, and research as they affect the service.

Application notes

PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM AND RETURN TO JONNY@BIRTHLINK.ORG.UK

[DO NOT SUBMIT/EMAIL CV OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION]

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: MONDAY 20th MAY 2024 5PM


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