Family Assessment Practitioner
Job Title: Family Assessment Practitioner - 12 month contract
Grade: Scale Point 28 - 32 (£27,490 - £31,366)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week Full time
Centre: Coventry & Birmingham
Dudley Lodge offer residential and community-based parenting assessments from our centres in Coventry and Birmingham. To work as part of a team in a residential and community based setting; providing detailed objective evidence based assessment recordings in line with the Working Together 2013 Assessment Framework. To examine and observe the nature of the interactions between the child, family and environmental factors and are key in helping make sound recommendations and to inform on future planning.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to complement our staff team to join our established and well-respected family assessment charity. We offer competitive rates of pay, excellent working conditions, ongoing training, and the opportunity to develop management and supervision skills.
The successful candidates will join the company to become part of the welcoming and friendly team.
We offer a great range of benefits including on-site parking an employee assistance programme, offering independent advice and support 24 hours a day, a contributory pension scheme, Health Care benefits and Childcare Vouchers Scheme. Tea, coffee, water and fruit are also available to staff free of charge.
If your still not sure feel free to discuss this vacancy on 02476 502800 and ask to speak with the HR Team or Centre Administrator
Key duties will include:
To examine and observe the nature of the interactions between the child, family and environmental
factors and are key in helping make sound recommendations and to inform on future planning.
To provide appropriate advice and guidance to families in accordance with their work Programme and individual needs.
To work in partnership with colleagues in the organisation and provide support and assistance to Case Managers.
To provide a high quality and dependable standard of service which meet our organisations value and standards.
To work towards building Case Management skills across first 12 months of employment with
opportunity to move into this role or another role beyond the 12-month period following training, coaching and experience.
Applicants will need to be registered with the HCPC
Are the jobs exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act? Yes
Does the post require a DBS check? Yes
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check. This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons”
We are also holding an open day at Dudley Lodge. We are inviting you to come and look at around our Coventry centre to attend a presentation and meet staff. This will be held on 22nd May 2018. Please refer to the news section on the website for further details. Please download an application pack for this vacancy through our website www.dudlyelodge.co.uk. If you would like to discuss anything, please contact Tania Faithful or Debbie Dhillon on (024) 7650 2800.
Closing Date: 31.05.2018
Applicants that have not been selected for an interview please assume you have not been successful if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks from the close date.
Applicants that have been successful will need to be available to attend a group interview on Tuesday 12th June (10:00 am - 12:00 noon, held at Dudley Lodge) following this successful applicant’s will be invited back for an interview on 14th or 15th June.
Please download an application pack for this vacancy through our website www.dudleylodge.co.uk. If you would like to discuss anything, please contact Debbie Dhillon or Eileen Taylor on (024) 7650