Family Support Worker

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 25/05/2022 23:59
Grade 6 £22,129 - £24,920 pro rata to hours worked
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
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Closing date:
25 May
Further Information

Children & Young People’s Services
One Point & Think Family Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/22/368

Post title: Family Support Worker

Salary: Grade 6 £22,129 - £24,920 pro rata to hours worked

Job Location: An approved team location, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

Full-time, part-time, temporary and permanent contracts available.

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.

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

The post holder is required to develop and use 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; to work with parents to empower them 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.

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

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

There are various Family Support Worker Posts available – please contact Victoria Murray for further information.

For further information about the post please contact Victoria Murray via e-mail at Victoria.Murray2@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held 13th June 2022.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team at PESCYPS@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.