Family Support Worker

4 days left

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£23541 - £27041
Posted
12 Oct 2020
Closes
26 Oct 2020
Job Ref
WLV000003182
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Family Support Worker

Grade 5 £23,541 to £27,041

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Family Support Worker.

The successful candidate will use their extensive knowledge of children, young people and families to provide both an intensive service to families in crisis and planned interventions as part of agreed plans for children and young people. The post holder will plan, supervise and assess family time between children and their parents or extended family with the aim of achieving high quality, safe family time, as well as working to change behaviours and rehabilitate individuals whilst ensuring health and safety and security of children and their families. The Family Support Worker will also work closely with social workers and practitioners from other professions within a multi-agency context to ensure a co-ordinated approach to casework planning.

Applicants must hold NVQ level 3 or equivalent e.g. in Education, Health or Social Care, Community Development or Diploma in Youth & Community Work.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

For further information about this post, please contact Ruby Hothi:

Telephone: 01902 553261

Email: ruby.hothi@wolverhampton.gov.uk

City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria. The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met. Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

Supporting documents
Families Worker JDPS updated feb 2020 final.doc

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