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Family Support Worker

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Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
Grade 6 £21,748 - £24,491 (pro-rata to hours worked)
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Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
17 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

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Children and Young People’s Service
One Point & Think Family Service
Family Support Worker
Grade 6, £21,748 - £24,491 pro rata per annum
Full and Part time Permanent positions are available.

The post holder 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 evidenced based practice leading to improved outcomes; experience of group facilitation and experience of responding effectively to safeguarding issues and concerns.

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.

For further information regarding this post please contact Lisa Beckford - via email: Lisa.Beckford@durham.gov.uk or via phone 03000264754.

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 week commencing 25th October 2021.

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 North East Jobs Portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 268467. Email: 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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