Family Time Supervisor - Sessional

Warwickshire County Wide
07 Jun 2022
27 Jun 2022
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About Us


This is an on a zero hour sessional contract, delivering an essential exciting opportunity to join the Children in Care Support Service as a Family Time Supervisor supporting the relationships between children in care and their families in a variety of different ways.


We are extremely busy in all area’s due to an increased demand on our service particularly during peak hours 3:00pm – 7:00pm weekdays and weekends.  


We as a service are responsible for the delivery of family time (previously known as contact) in order to enable looked after children to see their family members in a safe and secure setting in line with the legal requirements of their case. 


The Children in Care Support Service also support Direct work and Life story work with the children and families.


We offer therapeutic life story work delivered within our wider service for children aged 5 years and over but we also create life story books for our younger children. 


We can also provide additional support to our carers in terms of daily respite to enable stability of placement and encouraging and enabling our young people to access hobbies and recreational activities where there may be a barrier.


We are looking for workers who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and their families and acknowledges the benefits of working restoratively, WITH not TO or FOR to support change.


The Role


The role would be to support and supervise family time within a caseload of ongoing work, completion of the required admin associated with this including family time recordings that could be used within the court process.   


Building relationships with children and young people in order to support their placements and provide respite support and facilitate the engagement in hobbies and activities when required.


Family Time Supervisors are not required to provide life story work as part of their role.


If you would like to be part of a busy, dynamic and supportive team then we welcome your applications.


Base:  County Wide, includes bases in Warwick, Stratford, Rugby, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Atherstone.  Please state your preference on your application form.


For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification


Additional Information


Family Time Supervisors will be based in various locations within Warwickshire, Warwick & Stratford/Rugby/Nuneaton/Bedworth & Atherstone and would like you to indicate your area of preference in your application.


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 please contact:  Jo Goddard, Mel Scobie or Dominique McKenzie


Warwickshire County Council are 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. 


Closing Date :  27th June 2022


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button. 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots. 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


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





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