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Families First Support Worker

Blaina Integrated Children’s Centre, Blaina, NP13 3BN
Grade 6 (£25,801 - £29,636 per annum pro rata), 30 hours per week
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Maternity Cover
Job Type

The Social Services Directorate – Children’s Services are looking to recruit a multi skilled professional to work with families in need of support. You will deliver a comprehensive parenting support programme to meet individual needs and increase positive outcomes, undertake family assessments and chair meetings to develop Family Support Plans.

You will be able to communicate effectively with children and young people, be flexible in your working hours to meet the needs of children and their families, and undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade and role.

The role requires a relevant Level 3 or above professional qualification in Social Care, and Level 1 & 2 in Safeguarding along with proven experience of working with children in a community setting.

Experience of working with other agencies, undertaking assessments and delivering interventions, with a good understanding of child development and sound working knowledge of legislation, guidance and standards related to children’s support services is essential.

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

This post is also available as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager.

Closing Date                        12.00am on 27th February 2020

Interview Date                     6th March 2020

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