Children & Family Support Worker
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SUPPORT WORKERS X 2
FULL TIME, FIXED TERM UNTIL NOVEMBER 2019
SALARY RANGE: UP TO £25,000 PER ANNUM PLUS BENEFITS
Core Assets Children’s Services are an established children’s services provider that delivers innovative and outcomes-based services, offering real value and building brighter futures for as many children, young people and families as possible.
We are looking for two committed and enthusiastic Children and Family Support Workers to deliver a targeted Early Help family support service to children, young people and their families throughout the London Borough of Lewisham. The service aims to support families and communities to be resilient and effectively address issues they are facing to stop difficulties from escalating
With the skills to engage, motivate and challenge, you will be able to listen and respond sensitively and appropriately to children and parents, working with them in a solution-focussed way to build on the existing family strengths to achieve positive change.
With a background in social work, youth work or any other related area and an understanding of the challenges faced by children, young people and families, it is essential that you have at least 2 years’ experience of working with children and families as well as a sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures.
You will be required to work flexibly across the week, which may include providing some evening and weekend support to families.
If you are creative, reliable and solution-focussed and want to join a dynamic team who are committed to achieving positive outcomes for children’s and families then we want to hear from YOU!
These are full time 37 hours per week fixed term positions until November 2019 with a salary of up to £25,000 pro rata per annum.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 15th June with interviews to be held on Thursday 22nd June.
Core Assets Children’s Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applicants will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position
We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification.
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