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Families First Worker x 2 Posts (1 post - Male)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
30/07/2021 12:00
£27,041 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Children and Families Social Care, Families First Service, South Shields
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Job details 

Closing date:
30 Jul

Further information

Families First Worker x 2 Posts (1 post - Male)
(Children and Families Social Care, Families First Service, South Shields)
£27,041 pa

Due to the responsibilities of one of the two required posts there is a genuine occupational requirement for male applicants as set out in the Equality Act 2010.

South Tyneside’s Families First Service provides outreach, family work and respite care to children and young people who are at risk of becoming looked after. As a Families First Worker you and your colleagues will be responsible for the delivery of direct work, interventions and practical support to children, young people and families in response to need and in line with the principles of Families First and under direction from the registered manager. The role will support the service to achieve its vision of providing support to children, young people and their families ensuring they can safely remain within their own families and communities where ever this is in their best interests.

About You:

• You have a Level 3 (formerly NVQ3) qualification in child care/children and young people or equivalent.
• You have experience of delivering a wide range of solution focused and rights based interventions, health, family based and behavioural interventions.
• You can demonstrate an ability to place the child/young person and family at the centre of all practice and decision making.
• You have experience of direct work with children and young people and their families.
• You are able to undertake shift work across evenings, weekends and bank holidays which will include sleep- in’s.
• Previous experience of working in a children’s residential setting is desirable.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing date: Noon, 30 July 2021.

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