Family Support Team (FST)

Recruiter
BARNARDOS CYMRU
Location
Newport
Salary
£17,222 - £23,427 per annum
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Expires
24 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Family Support Team (FST)

Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS)

Old Brynglas Hostel

Brynglas Road

Newport NP20 5QU

FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER - Maternity cover

SALARY: 17,222 - £23,427 per annum

GRADE: P18B

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 one 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.  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.

Fixed Term to cover Maternity Leave initially until 31st March 2018 with the possibility of this being extended to 19th August 2018 subject to continued funding

For further information and to apply, please click apply and sear for reference CYM347a

Closing date:       23rd June 2017
Interview date:   TBC