Family Support Workers

Recruiter
Harvey Girls
Location
Horninglow Road, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire DE14 2PT
Salary
£18,301.14 plus contributory pension
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Contact
Jane Wall
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Would you like to be part of the leading Family Support team in East Staffordshire? If so, a number of exciting opportunities have arisen within our team.

Our team of Family Support Workers provide holistic one to one support for families with children aged between 0-19 years throughout East Staffordshire.

We seek highly motivated individuals with experience in working with young people, families and children. Applicants should have the passion and drive to provide family support.

This role encompasses group and one to one work with families and a friendly, non-judgmental approach is essential. The Family Support Workers will also need to liaise closely with statutory and voluntary organisations and have an understanding of the needs of parents and their families.

We are looking for applicants who pride themselves on having excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills. Initiative and assertiveness will also be key to your success. Applicants with enthusiasm, a real passion for the role and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply.

The role will include:

  • Providing a family support service across East Staffordshire within the home setting
  • Liaising with partner agencies to offer support for clients
  • Managing a caseload and having excellent reporting skills
  • Providing support to the Operations Manager
  • Working under your own initiative with excellent time management
  • Having excellent communication skills with the ability to advise service users when signposting to appropriate services

The hours of work are 37.5 hours a week based in Burton and across East Staffordshire; flexible working will be required to include some evening and weekend work, where necessary. Applicants must have use of their own car at all times, for which expenses are paid. Disclosure and Barring Service check (Enhanced Level) and references will be required.

For an application pack contact 01283 533449 or email support@harveygirls.co.uk

Closing date:          Midday, Monday 15th October 2018

Interview date:        To be advised - will  be held in an evening during week commencing 22nd October 2018

Harvey Girls East Staffordshire is committed to equal opportunities

Funded by the Big Lottery Fund and Staffordshire County Council. Registered Charity No. 1142555

 

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