FAMILY SUPPORT WORKERS – Broxbourne & District
Location: Broxbourne & District
Hours: 37.5 per week (we will consider part-time hours of 30 plus per week )
Full-time Salary: £21,662 – 24,005 per annum
The postholders will be assigned to a YMCA Family Centre and will work across other sites as necessary.
Family Centres are places where children under 11 years old and their families can receive seamless integrated services and information. It is also where they can access help from a range of multi-disciplinary teams of professionals. The postholders will work in assigned Family Centre(s) providing support to the District Manager in the delivery of a high-quality service.
The primary focus of the role is the provision of a range of engagement activities, information support and advice to families, both at the Family Centre hub and other sites within the community, including home visits. The post holder is expected to have a `hands-on’ approach to the delivery of services.
The key elements of the post are to:
a) Promote the engagement of parents of under 11s in their children’s learning, development and wellbeing, with a particular focus on the more vulnerable families in the community. This will also include engaging parents-to-be.
b) Contribute to targeted information, support and advice to families identified by the centre and partner agencies such as Health and Social Care. This work will include one-to-one work, home visiting and group work as appropriate to meet the needs of the families.
c) Participate in the Early Help Assessment process, including attendance at multi-agency professional’s meetings, supporting the engagement of families in greatest need in order to improve outcomes for children under 11.
d) Work towards and achieve the agreed internal and external Key Performance Indicators and performance objectives and ensure a high level of service is provided at all times.
Please download the job description and application form to apply and email it to email@example.com
For further information please contact Anne Franklin – 01923 353610
Closing Date: Midnight 31 January 2018
Interview Date: On receipt of a successful application
Due to the large number of applications we regret that we cannot respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.