Children’s Services Worker

Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
£15,296 to £17,577 per annum, pro rata
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Job Ref
RS101854
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

By doing what’s right, doing what’s needed, and doing what works for children.

Children’s Services Worker

Ref: RS101854

West Midlands

Permanent

37 hours per week

£15,296 to £17,577 per annum, pro rata

How we work:

Action for Children does what’s right, does what’s needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 390,000 children, young people and families. 

Sandwell now has a family offer provision to support children and young people and their families 0-25 where there is an additional need, measurable targets will be set to support families to make positive sustainable changes. As a Children’s Services Worker, you’ll be working in our Family Offer team Oldbury and Smethwick.

How you’ll make a difference:

By supporting children young people and families to achieve positive outcomes

By multiagency working with internal and external services

By obtaining the child’s voice in making positive sustainable changes

What you’ll need:

  • Support implementation of a self-help model linked to universal services & stay and plays
  • Ensure an effective information hub for parents including support for parents to access services as necessary
  • Support Volunteer led projects including stay & plays and community development projects e.g. coffee cart
  • Support / deliver Public Health promotion and campaigns including breast feeding, food safety/ hygiene, oral health and weaning initiatives – including support for room set up facilitation and data monitoring and review
  • Deliver Sandwell’s antenatal programme
  • Support the delivery of health clinics and development checks provided by health partners
  • Support / work with partners including SAFL, JC Plus and training providers and formal partners: KRUNCH, SPDC, Sandwell Library Service, The Albion Foundation, SWEDA, Birmingham City University in order to deliver community led services and ensure training and employment opportunities
  • Provide effective information with regard to services in the local area for parents, including support for parents to access services as necessary. This will include co working and support of BSO staff to promote activities / events and ensure effective delivery
  • Support initiatives to encourage increased library membership

 

Please contact Samina Saudagar for more information on this opportunity. 

How we reward you:

One role.  Many rewards. Find out about our benefit package on our website.

Closing date: xx 2017

To apply, please visit the website via the apply button.

As a charity working for children from every background, we’re big believers in diversity and equality when it comes to recruiting.

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