Family Support Workers - Various positions (Permanent and Temporary / Full-time and Part-time positions at various locations)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/02/2019 23:59
Grade 6 £20,541 - £23,111
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
Post Number:
CYPS/19/17a, V4476/4458/4450/4449/4448
Closing date:
26 Feb
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Service
One Point & Think Family Services

Family Support Worker
Grade 6, £20,541 - £23,111 Pro rata per annum.

Family Support Workers - Permanent and Temporary positions (temporary until the day before the return of the substantive post holder) various locations throughout County Durham.

The post holder is required to provide practical help at the earliest opportunity to enable families to make significant and sustained changes that will impact positively upon themselves and their children.

Recent experience of working and supporting vulnerable children and families in the home and community settings; evidence of delivering planned interventions using evidenced based practice leading to improved outcomes; experience of group facilitation and experience of responding effectively to safeguarding issues and concerns.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Developing and using a range of approaches to engage and build an effective working relationship with parents and families to enable positive change to take place for themselves and their children
Working with parents to empower and enable them to identify, acknowledge and meet their own and their children’s needs,
Develop life skills,
Making and sustaining effective change and reduce vulnerability,
Work within the Single Assessment Framework and ‘Team around the Family’ processes, to contribute to whole family assessments and family plans and liaise with other relevant partners as appropriate;

Essential experience: Level 3 qualification in a relevant Children's Services field

For further information regarding this post please contact Gillian Davidson - via email: gillian.davison@durham.gov.uk or via phone 03000 269834

It is anticipated that interviews are to be held week commencing 4th March 2019.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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This job is closed for applications.