CYM325 Family Support Worker(PW1)(37HPW), Family Support Team, IFSS, Newport

NP20 5QU, Newport
£17,222 - £23,427
13 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Support Team (FST)

Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS)

Old Brynglas Hostel

Brynglas Road

Newport NP20 5QU


SALARY: 17,222 - £23,427 per annum


HOURS: 37 hours per week

The Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS) is delivered jointly in partnership between Newport Children's Services and Barnardo's. The aim of the IFSS is to provide multi-agency, evidence based interventions that integrate seamlessly for children, young people and their families.  The Institute of Public Care (IPC) in their evaluation of the IFSS April 2016 described the Family Support Services as “one of the most impressive overall models to be evaluated by the IPC to date”.

The Family Support Team is seeking to recruit a Family Support Worker who will specialise in working with children and families.  To undertake this role you will need to have direct experience of undertaking family support work with children and parents.  In addition to supporting families you will be expected to deliver parent programmes e.g. Cygnet, Parenting (Nurture) and domestic abuse programmes (training provided).  You will be required to provide holistic support to families around routines and boundaries, behaviour management, CSE, domestic abuse and parenting by building on families' strengths and working with achievable goals.   Please ensure you evidence your ability to undertake these skills within your application form.

You will be based at Old Brynglas Hostel, Newport working with families across Newport. You will need to have willingness to work flexibly including, evenings weekends and public holidays.

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to funding until end of March 2018 and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

For further information and to apply, please visit  searching for reference CYM325

Closing date: 4th May 2017

Interview date:  15th May 2017