Intensive Family Support Worker

5 days left

Location
Dudley
Salary
£27,088 to £29,614 per annum
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
26 Jul 2018
Job Ref
Dudley000003782
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

“Dudley Early Help: Building resilience, not reliance”

Dudley Council has the highest ambitions for our children, young people and families. Our vision is to give children the best start in life and to support families to be independent, responsible and successful ensuring we provide the highest levels of support for our most vulnerable children. Our workforce is key to making this happen.

The vacancy is for a Full Time Intensive Family Support Worker; we are looking for an experienced professional who has a history of working within family support, youth or social care services to promote better outcomes for children, young people and families. You must have experience of case work, completing comprehensive assessments and plans for children young people and families, undertaking direct work with children and young people, and have experience of working with children , Young People and families with complex needs.

In Dudley, Early Help is a strategic priority. We've transformed and improved the way we provide services for children, young people and families by adopting new and innovative ways of working. You can read more about our plans in our Early Help Strategy (available on the Dudley MBC website.)

There is widespread recognition that it is better to identify problems early and intervene effectively to prevent escalation rather than responding only when the difficulty has become so acute as to demand action. This vital and challenging work is delivered locally in Dudley through our Family Solutions Team where services have been designed to promote resilience, not reliance. We provide families, communities and local organisations with the help they need to support all children and young people to do well and to stay safe.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For further enquiries in respect of this vacancy please contact Tahra Hussain on 01384 813954 or via e-mail:  tahra.hussain@dudley.gov.uk.  For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

We are planning to undertake interviews for those applications successfully short listed the 24th July 2018 and interviews will take place 3rd August 2018

NB:  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

 

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/20563/help/

If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

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