Family Support Worker

Location
Herefordshire
Salary
Pay Scale £22,129-£25,927
Posted
09 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Job Ref
J6117
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Family Support worker
Contract- Permanent
Hours-37 hrs
Location- Hereford
Pay Scale £22,129-£25,927
Closing Date- 20/05/2022
Interview Date- 08/06/2022

The Early Help family support team is seeking to appoint a dynamic full time (37 hours) family support worker. You will work directly with vulnerable children (aged 0-18) and their families to promote their welfare and development. You will be delivering targeted support in the home using a solution focused approach to build supportive and empowering relationships with families and reduce the need for higher level support. We work in close partnership with other agencies and professionals across Herefordshire to provide and co-ordinate a package of support that will address all the families’ needs using the supporting families framework.

You will have experience of working with children and their families in a multi-agency environment and be skilled at engaging children, young people and families to deliver a wide range of interventions. We will provide you with regular supervision, training, the opportunity for progressive professional development and the chance to work with a well-established team dedicated and committed to achieving best outcomes for children in Herefordshire.

This role is subject to a DBS check.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
• Holidays: 25 days per year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
• Pension: LGS pension scheme
• Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
• We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk

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