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Family Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/05/2018 23:59
£18,672 - £23,111 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
20 May

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Fixed Term to 31/03/2020

We are seeking a highly skilled creative individual, who has excellent organisational and communication skills. You will need to have a flexible and fast paced approach, with the ability to work to support, challenge and assist families within their homes that are in crisis and also to undertake planned pieces of intervention.

You will be expected to work with families within Early Help as well as those who have had recent statutory children’ services intervention but require ongoing support. Family Workers have responsibility for managing their own caseloads and must be comfortable with chairing meetings and formulating action plans that provide support and address known concerns.

This role may include planned evening and weekend work which meets the needs of these families. A professional and diplomatic approach is essential as the work is of a highly confidential and sensitive nature.

The post holder will be responsible for providing support to children, young people and their families within Children and Social Care. Preference will be given to applicants with the knowledge, significant experience and proven skill with working intensively with families to achieve positive outcomes.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is totally committed to continuous organisational and employee development. The post holder is required to participate fully in all initiatives, which facilitate continuous professional development in both service quality and employee development and performance.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Family Solutions Team Managers, Dominic Rowlands, on 01642 528930, or Cheryl Thomas, on 01642 528874.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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