Family Support Worker
About Us and The Role
We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Family Support Worker to join our team. Our exciting, innovative and caring service supports children, young people and their families aged 0-19 years (up to 25 years with SEND), who need information, advice and direct support. Family Support Worker’s apply multi-disciplinary skills in their work and use restorative practice in all they do. The team deliver a range of interventions, including the Family Support Line, drop-in sessions, parenting programmes, and directly support families on a one to one basis.
We are looking for people with the following skills and experience:
Resilient with emotional intelligence, and an understanding of family dynamics and child development.
Experience of positive parenting skills.
Experience of engaging and working with families facing challenges.
A solution-focused and strength-based ethos.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information about this opportunity please contact Joy Wood Joywood@warwickshire.gov.uk.
Closing date: 20th January 2022
Proposed interview dates: 27th and 28th January 2022
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.