CYM334 Family Support Worker (37HPW), Family Support Team, Newport IFSS, South East Wales
Family Support Team (FST)
Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS)
Old Brynglas Hostel
Newport NP20 5QU
FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER YJ
SALARY: 17,052 - £23,196 per annum
HOURS: 37 hours per week
Fixed Term: 31st March 2018
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 who are involved with the Youth Justice System. You will be providing support to young people and their families using a range of restorative approaches. To undertake this role you will need to have direct experience of undertaking family support work with children and parents. 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.
For further information and to apply, please visit www.barnardos.org.uk/jobs searching for reference CYM334
Closing date: 19 May 2017
Interview date: 7 June 2017