Family Support Worker

Location
South Street, Atherstone. CV9 1DE
Salary
£23,111 - £25,463
Posted
07 Aug 2018
Closes
27 Aug 2018
Job Ref
WARW000004380
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

The Family Focus team are based in geographical areas across the county. Their role is to undertake parenting assessments, provide a supervised contact service (known as Family Time) for parents and children, as well as undertake direct work with families. 
We work alongside the Children's Safeguarding and Support Service, supporting the work of Social Workers on specific cases. 
We are a committed, hard-working and friendly team, looking for the right people to join us in offering a professional and sensitive service to those families who need it. 

The Role

We are recruiting a Family Support Worker, 37 hours per week based in Atherstone Council House, North Warwickshire. 
The Family Support Worker will undertake a range of tasks across the team; this will include supervising family time, undertaking direct work to empower parents to make positive change. You may also have the opportunity to contribute to parenting assessments, which are primarily undertaken by the Social Workers within the Family Focus team. 

37.0 Hours per Week

Key Requirements

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details. We are looking for people who have experience of working with children and/or families. You will need to have good written skills and be competent in the basic use of IT. You will need to be able to communicate effectively to engage children and their families at an appropriate level. 

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.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Jennifer Noteman on 07827 954631 or at jennifernoteman@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 27th August 2018

Interview Date: 12th September 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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