Job Title: Family Intervention Worker
6 Positions available countywide
Directorate: Education and Services for Young People
Salary Range: £24,799 - £26,999
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/21
Hours: Full Time- 37 hours per week
We are currently looking for a motivated and skilled Family Intervention Worker to join one of our teams working directly with families across the county.
We want to empower families with multiple and complex needs to achieve better outcomes and prevent the escalation of issues they face. Intensive Family Support Teams, which incorporates the Government’s Troubled Families initiative, provides a safe and effective multi-agency service, which responds quickly and intensively to families’ needs.
In this role you will be responsible for a caseload of families delivering 1-1 and group based interventions to them in partnership with other agencies in Hertfordshire. Through this support it is intended that families will achieve sustainable improved outcomes underpinned by an agreed plan.
This is a challenging and rewarding role working directly with families to influence and enable improvements in their lives.
To be considered for the role you will need to have previous experience of working intensively and assessing families from a range of backgrounds and disciplines, multi-agency working, excellent communication skills, resilience and good judgement and problem-solving skills. Applicants must also have a full valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business purposes.
Please note, possible additional funding may result in the role being extended.
Closing Date: Midnight 12th July
Interview Dates: 22nd/24th July
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.Please note,we do not accept CV's submitted without a fully completed online application form.