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Family Support Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/07/2019 22:59
£25,295 - £27,905 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Children’s Social Care Services – Children with Disabilities
37 hours per week.

The Children with Disabilities Team is a specialist social work team working with disabled children, young people and their families. The work of the team covers the full range of statutory duties in the delivery of the service. It is committed to the personalisation agenda and the SEND reforms.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Family Support Worker with an established skill base and practice in children services with knowledge in the area of disability and partnership working.

You should be able to respond to families in crisis and intervene directly with families and to support children with disabilities with practical support and advice.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

For an informal discussion, please contact Bill Pottinger, Team Manager, on 0191 2774700.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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