Family Group Conference Co-ordinator

Location
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Salary
£32,486 - £34,538 per annum
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Mar 2018
Job Ref
WARW000004065
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

The Family Group Conferencing Team is a growing team within the Children and Families Business Unit. The team take referrals from Social Care and Early Help teams, working with the wider family group with a focus on avoidance of children coming into care and reduction of dependency on specialist services. The team aim to increase family capacity and resilience, and enable family members to develop a safe plan for the children in their family. Warwickshire’s Family Group Conferencing Team are accredited by the Family Rights Group, one of a small number of teams across the country to gain this accreditation.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term until March 2020

There are 3 roles available and at the following sites:

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick
Oakfield Park, Bilton Road, Rugby
The Hilary Road Centre, Hilary Road, Nuneaton

The role of the Family Group Conference Co-ordinator is to work with families at the edge of care , to conduct Family Group Conference and reviews to enable families to develop safe plans for the children in their family.

Key Requirements

Please see details in the job description and person specification 

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 see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Lucy Davidson 01926 413282 or 07825044600

Closing Date: 27 March 2018

Interview Date: 10 April 2018

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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 recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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