Location: Blaina I.C.C and Community Hubs across the County Borough of Blaenau Gwent
Directorate: Children’s Services, Social Services
Position Ref: NEW
Salary: Grade 6 (£25,801-29,636) per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term up to 31/03/2021
Working as part of the new “Blaenau Gwent Dads Together” project. Improving the engagement of fathers within all programmes across Children’s Services (Flying Start, Families First and Statutory Services), offering support and advice with what matters to them.
The postholder would be responsible for helping to improve the potential mental/physical health of fathers, by providing practical support in a variety of settings, including the home; and to improve the social/emotional development of the child by promoting positive parenting skills and healthy coupling relationships. This includes working in partnership with fathers and male family members to offer support, advice and guidance focused on parenting but also on a range of issues such as behaviour management, financial resilience and working with individuals to raise aspirations and develop confidence and self esteem.
For more information, please contact Sherelle Jago – Flying Start Manager on 01495 354786.
The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.
Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.
Closing Date: Thursday 2nd July (Midnight)
Interview Date: Monday 13th July