Salary: £36,153.00 - £39,961.00 per annum (Grade 10)
37 hours per week – Permanent
Closing date: 2 September 2018
Do you fancy a challenge and have an interest in innovative ways of working? if so this might be the job for you.
Breathing Space is a project within Families First supporting women who are pregnant, who have previously had one or more children removed and care leavers who are pregnant with their first child and are likely to be subject to safeguarding concerns.
The project also supports families with children aged 0-5 where there is a plan for children to return to the care of their parents or family members.
The service is based around a model of intensive one-to-one key work over a sustained period targeted to meet the specific needs of the client.
The key worker will then be responsible for working with parents to develop a tailored package of support, drawing in and coordinating other resources within the team as appropriate. The key worker will also support the parents to identify and engage with any relevant external support services as required e.g. domestic abuse support services, housing providers etc.
The project co-ordinator would be required to undertake the day to day management of the project, ensuring effective case allocation, supervision and performance management.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of shaping, initiating and managing effective service delivery.
Interviews will be held 13 September 2018 in Stafford time and Venue to be confirmed.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact:
Mandy Thomas on 01785 895782
Joanna Miller on 01785 278965
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This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.
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