Family Support Worker– Targeted Early Help - 4 roles

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£25,481 - £27,041
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type

We are seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker based in the Early Support Service, to support and assess the needs, risks and strengths of Children, Young people and Families with a range of multiple and complex support needs.

Working across a geographical area, you will provide a range of evidenced based interventions that help to prevent family breakdown and decrease escalation of risk empowering Children, Young people and Families to make positive changes to their lives.

A level 4 qualification in working with families or the equivalent would be advantageous but is not essential, as you will need to evidence substantial experience of working with vulnerable families from diverse backgrounds to deliver improved outcomes.

You will need to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures.

Interviews will take place week commencing 6th December 2021.

Closing date

30 November 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

If you are internal and want to apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period. Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission. If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Important Information

Job Profile Early Support Family Support Worker.pdf – 191KB

Focus sheet.pdf – 104KB

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