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Family Support Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/10/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/10/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
200907
Employment Location:
An approved location, however you might be required to work from any location within County Durham.
Post Number:
CYPS/20/322, V6977, V6997
Closing date:
20 Oct
Further Information

Children and Young People’s Service
Children's Social Care
Families First

Post: Family Support Worker - fulltime - permanent
Salary: Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 per annum

The Family Support Worker 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.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Building and maintaining high quality and appropriate professional relationships with children, young people and their families to enable positive change to take place;
• Working with parents to enable them to identify, acknowledge and meet their own and their children’s needs, develop life skills, make and sustain effective change and reduce vulnerability
• Working within the Single Assessment Framework and ‘Team around the Family’ processes, contributing to whole family assessments and care planning and liaising with other relevant partners as appropriate
• Being accountable for and reviewing own practice using supervision, reflective practice and other opportunities for continuous professional development.

Essential qualifications : Level 3 qualification in a relevant Children's Services field and evidence of continuous professional development.

For further information regarding this post please contact Susan Stewart, Tel: 03000 265238 or email: Susan Stewart@durham.gov.uk.

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

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Thursday 29th October.

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.
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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.