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Families First Community Engagement Support Worker

Blaina Integrated Children’s Centre, Blaina, NP13 1BN
Grade 6 (£25,801 - £29,636 per annum), 37 hours per week
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
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The Social Services Directorate – Children’s Services are looking to recruit a multi skilled professional to work with children and families in need of support by developing sustainable community initiatives to tackle poverty and isolation.

You will be able to communicate effectively with children, young people and their families, be flexible in your working hours to meet the needs of the community, 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 and families 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.

This post is Fixed Term until 31/03/2021 (seeking to extend pending funding agreement)

Closing Date                        9th July 2020

Interview Date                     17th July 2020


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