North Somerset’s Children and Families Team East are looking for a motivated and professional team member to support to develop and deliver services in North Somerset. Working alongside Social Workers, you will work intensively with vulnerable children and young people and their families to support and enabling positive change in a variety of ways.
The post holder will take the lead role for the family and work with them to ensure they have the skills to manage their difficulties.
The persistence and assertiveness of the key worker is critical to keeping families engaged and following agreed steps. Family Support workers also deliver direct support to children and parents to develop parenting and life skills, self-confidence, motivation and set family and individual goals.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Dawn Maskew on 01934 426760.
Anticipated interview date: Week Commencing Monday 9 December 2019
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.