Family Support Worker

Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Salary
£18,319 - £19,819 per annum
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Job Ref
REC000830
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

37 Hours per week –  Fixed Term until 31st September 2019

The Care Planning and Court Service engages with children between the ages of 0-13 and creates inspirational plans which enables opportunities and empowers our children to achieve in all areas. 

As a Family Support Worker you will be responsible for undertaking direct work with children including life story work, providing contact between children and their birth families, and supporting vulnerable young people and children in their current circumstances. You will also be expected to support Social Workers in crisis situations and may need to attend Court in relation to your involvement in relevant cases.

As such you will bring effective communication and listening skills, ability to problem solve, think logically, and remain calm in a crisis.

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website.

To submit your application you will need to register an account on the website (NB this is a separate login to WM Jobs)

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If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact recruitment@staffordshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 31/03/2019 at midnight
Interview Date: week commencing 8th April 2019

For more information about the role please contact: Nicola Hope 01782 296280

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

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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