Strengthening Families Assistant

Wrekin, Telford
Grade 3 £18795 - £19171 per annum pro rata (£9.74 - £9.94 per hour)
01 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

The Role

An opportunity has arisen in the Wrekin Children and Family Early Help locality, for a Strengthening Families Assistant. 
The locality consists of Family Practitioners, Family Assistants, Adult Practitioners and Adult Social Workers who work closely together.

The post will be working in the community delivering targeted Groups and carrying a caseload of home based family support work with vulnerable Children and Families requiring Local Authority support and Intervention.

Telford & Wrekin Council is committed to providing children and young people, the most vulnerable families and adults in need of specific care and support, the best services we can.

The Vision for Early Help is that it becomes an all age service working alongside other partners and community members completely immersed in communities supporting adults, children and families. The primary purpose of the service will be to reduce demand on statutory higher tier more expensive services such as social care by targeting support to our most complex families whilst strengthening early help prevention working arrangements to ensure individuals are supported to get the “Right Help at the Right Time” to live active healthy independent lifestyles by utilising their own networks and community assets. We will maintain a focus on safeguarding adults and children at all times

The Teams will deliver a “Strengthening Families” whole family working approach across an all age service. Ensuring multi agency Integrated working practices are at the heart of everything we do this supportive, targeted work with children and families will help prevent family breakdown.

For further information, please see attached JD/PS.


If you are successful in being shortlisted for an interview, you will receive an email invitation - please ensure you check your junk/spam folders for this invite.

Please contact (Helen Rumbles or Chris Thursfield on 01952 385577 ) If you have any queries.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification