Family Group Conference Convenor

Location
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary
£23,630 to £26,208 per annum
Posted
25 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Ref
Dudley000003931
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Shaping our future together...

We are currently recruiting a full time Family Group Conference Convenor for a 12 month fixed term period within our Family Solutions Service. The successful candidate will convene Family Group Conference across Dudley as part of the Early Help offer and have excellent understanding of the Family Group Conference process and delivery, assessments skills, report writing and partnership skills that enable families to be at centre of decision making and to help agencies to meet unmet need and prevent risks escalating.

Previous Applicants will not be reconsidered and therefore should not re-apply.

Hours: 37 per week

Dudley Council has the highest ambitions for our children and young people. Our vision is to give children the best start in life and to support families to be independent, responsible and successful and to ensure we provide the highest levels of public protection for our most vulnerable children. Our workforce is key to making this happen.

Described by Eleanor Brazil, Children’s Commissioner as “focussed, ambitious and creative” in our improvement journey, we recognise the importance of developing our workforce.

Working for Dudley you will receive:

  • Manageable cases loads
  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin an more time to work with children and their families

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check

For further information please contact Emma Jones on 01384 815142 or via e-mail: emma.x.jones@dudley.gov.uk

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to the attached link:http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

NB.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications

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