Family Hub Worker
An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit Family Hub Worker. Your role will be to support the delivery of early help services from a local Family Hub. This will include working within a multi-disciplinary team consisting of a Youth Worker, Early Help Social Worker, Family Hub Assistant, and a range of partners. Working alongside local children, young people, parents and carers to assess and meet their needs early through organised support and activity-based programmes. Supporting local colleagues and community groups to set up & run self-help support and activity based programmes.
A substantial part of the role is to hold a caseload of children, young people and families. You will therefore be required to undertake an early help assessment and supporting a family through a plan to help improve their lives.
You will need;
- Level 3 qualification (working with children, young people or families).
- An understanding of the needs and characteristics of children, young people and their families.
- Identify and respond appropriately to the needs of children, young people and families, planning, co-ordinating, organising targeted activities to meet their identified needs.
- Ability to relate to, encourage and motivate children, young people and families to form positive relationships.
- Ability to work in partnership with parents.
We would welcome applications from males as they are currently underrepresented in this area.
Working Hours: 18.5 Hours per Week
Interview Date: 04/07/2019
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.
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This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.
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This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
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Job description and Person Specification.pdf