East Staffordshire Family Support Service (Harvey Girls and Dads4Dads) require
Family Support WorkerS – 37.5 hours per week
Salary £18301.14 per annum plus contributory pension
Fixed term contract to 30th November 2019 with a possible extension dependent on future funding
Would you like to be part of the leading Family Support team in East Staffordshire? If so, a number of exciting opportunities have arisen within our team.
Our team of Family Support Workers provide holistic one to one support to families with children aged between 0-19 throughout East Staffordshire.
We seek highly motivated individuals with experience in working with young people, families and children. Applicants should have the passion and drive to provide family support. This role encompasses group and one to one work with families and a friendly and non-judgemental approach is essential. The Family Support Worker will also need to liaise closely with statutory and voluntary organisations and have an understanding of the needs of parents and their families.
We are looking for applicants who pride themselves on having excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills. Initiative and assertiveness will also be key to your success. Applicants with enthusiasm, a real passion for the role and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply.
The role will include:
- Providing a family support service across East Staffordshire within the home setting.
- Liaising with partner agencies to offer support for clients.
- Managing a case load and having excellent reporting skills.
- Providing support to the Operations Manager.
- Working under own initiative with excellent time management.
- Having excellent communication skills with the ability to advise service users when signposting to appropriate services.
The hours of work are 37.5 hours a week based in Burton, and across East Staffordshire; flexible working will be required to include some evening and weekend work, where necessary. Applicants must have use of their own car at all times, for which expenses are paid. Disclosure and Barring Service check (Enhanced Level) and references will be required.
For an application pack, contact 01283 533449 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Midday, Monday 15th October 2018
Interview Date: To be advised – will be held in an evening during week commencing 22nd October 2018
Harvey Girls East Staffordshire is committed to equal opportunities.
Funded by the Big Lottery Fund and Staffordshire County Council. Registered Charity No. 1142555