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Family Wellbeing Centre Support Officer

Employer
Brent Council
Location
Brent, London (Greater)
Salary
£27,483 - £29,517
Closing date
19 Sep 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Make a difference, be part of Brent’s Family Wellbeing Centres  

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

As a Family Wellbeing Centre (FWC) Support Officer you will undertake a range of admin duties to keep the wellbeing centre running smoothly. You will need to take a warm and welcoming approach as this position is the first point of contact for parents and children using the services.

The role will require you to undertake general administration and entering data (as detailed in the Job description). On a daily basis you will be assisting and signposting parents using different services. You may be required to work between different centres to cover the front desk and to carry out general admin duties.

The Person

We are looking for someone who can use their initiative and can work independently, as well as being part of a highly motivated and professional team. You will need to have a caring nature and enjoy interacting with people. You will also have experience of working in a similar post supporting the smooth running of services.

Previous experience of using IT to carry out administration duties is essential, alongside having excellent communication skills and the ability to confidently communicate with parents, partner agencies, colleagues and children. You will also need to be energetic and enthusiastic and work well as part of a team.

Closing Date: 19 September 2021 (23:00)

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
 
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 


Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

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Telephone
020 8937 1234
Location
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley
HA9 0FJ
GB
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