Parent Support Worker

Location
Redditch, Worcestershire
Salary
£23,080 - £25,481
Posted
19 Nov 2021
Closes
10 Dec 2021
Contact
Human Resources
Job Type
Childcare, Community
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Part-Time

Bromsgrove and Redditch Starting Well Service provide support for families which include hosting a variety of groups for parents/carers with children 0-19 to help bring out the best in their children.

The following posts will provide an excellent and exciting opportunity to join a team in developing services that will make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families. 

Parent Support Worker - One vacancy, 22.5 hour per week, Grade 5 (SCP 14 – 19), £23,080 - £25,481, pro rata per length of contract, Fixed Term Contract (1 year)

Parent Support Worker – One vacancy, 30 hour per week, Grade 5 (SCP 14 – 19), £23,080 - £25,481 pro rata per annum, Permanent Contract

Please specify on your application which post you are interested in applying for.

The Post holder will deliver a menu of evidenced based Community Parenting Programmes, providing positive parenting support services and groups offering parenting advice and support including drop-in facilities, and group sessions, with a focus on supporting vulnerable families and enabling school readiness.

They will work assertively with families and by working in a child and young person centred approach, actively seek to empower families to gain and maintain control over all aspects of their lives.

The post holder needs significant experience of facilitation and delivery of evidence based parenting programmes and young people’s groups and experience of  working with families, including children and young people and creatively engaging parents and families into services. You will need a NVQ 3 in health, social care, childcare or youth work and undergone training in delivering evidence based Parenting Programmes.

Closing date is 10 December 2021

Interview date to be held on:  12 January 2022

To Speak Further about the duties of the role please contact Angie Pomeroy on 07796 313930.  CV’s will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

To apply please complete a copy of the application form (template attached) and send to human.resources@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk. If you experience difficulties applying then please contact HR Support on human.resources@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk

We operate an equal opportunities policy and applicants are positively encouraged irrespective of sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, race or religion. Job Share will be considered.

Safeguarding

Redditch Borough Council – providing Community and Parenting services for Bromsgrove and Redditch is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care and expects its staff to share this commitment.

For posts where you will be working with children, young people and vulnerable adults:

• a DBS (formerly CRB) Disclosure will be required. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions) Order 1975 does not allow employees with access to children, young persons under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults the right to withhold information regarding previous criminal convictions, cautions and warnings, including those regarded as 'spent' - all must be declared. A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.

Further information can be found at:  http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/

Right to Work

Anyone applying for a job with us will need to provide evidence of their identity and Right to Work in the UK and all of their documentation will be fully checked.

Further information can be found at:  http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that unfortunately your application was not successful on this occasion.

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