Family Support Worker

Location
Corbyn Road, Dudley, West Midlands
Salary
£ 22183 to £24492 per annum
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
01 Mar 2021
Job Ref
Dudley000005981
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

“Dudley Early Help: Building resilience, not reliance”

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Do you want to be part of a team that is striving to offer outstanding services for Children and families?

Have you got the skills and experience to make change happen?

…….If the answer is yes then we would like you to be part of #Teamdudley

Hours: 37 per week

Salary:  Grade 6

In Dudley, Early Help is a strategic priority. We've transformed and improved the way we provide services for children, young people and families by adopting new and innovative ways of working. You can read more about our plans in our EARLY HELP STRATEGY

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Family Support Worker within our Child Adolescent Response Team.

We are looking for an experienced professional who has a history of working within family support, youth or social care services to promote better outcomes for children, young people and families. You must have experience of case work, completing comprehensive assessments and plans for children young people and families, undertaking direct work with children and young people, and have experience of working with children, Young People and families with complex needs. As a Family Support Worker within Family Solutions you can expect:

  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin and more time to work with children and their families

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For enquiries in relation to this vacancy, please contact Heather Dudfield on 01384 817849 or at heather.dudfield@dudley.gov.uk   

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

NB:  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; WM Jobs  If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

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The council has a contractual 3 days mandatory unpaid leave which, for the majority of services, are fixed at the Christmas period.  This represents a pay deduction of 1.15% in return for which employees are afforded three days unpaid leave (pro-rata for part time staff).

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