Team: Family Services
Family: Supporting – CBG6
Location: Sandy and Biggleswade Locality Children's Centre
Salary: £20,092 – £21,748 per annum pro rata
Hours: 30hrs per week
Closing Date: 6th November 2020
Interview Date: Week commencing 16th November 2020
More about the role:
In Children's Services we aim to give every child excellent care and a promising future. By supporting families and keeping children safe we are helping to make CBC a great place to live. As a Family Worker, you will be critical to the success of the 0 - 12's Family Service. Find your greatness as you provide universal support, groupwork and early intervention approaches to empower families and improve outcomes.
In this important and varied role, you will be part of a team offering a welcoming and accessible service that meets and adapts to local needs. Day to day you will be working with other agencies to offer a range of drop ins, groups and programmes that support children's emotional, social, cognitive and physical needs, keeping an eye on risk to ensure they are safe. You will support families to help themselves by working with them to identify their needs, suggesting support and services, and enable them to achieve their goals.
You will be confident and resourceful and keen to learn and develop new knowledge and skills. As this is an entry level role, we will support you to achieve a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area. Experience in volunteering or working with children and families would be an advantage. You will be working as part of an established Children's Centre working across the Sandy and Biggleswade area and will need a positive and flexible attitude towards change as the team and service develops.
Join us, and you'll enjoy attractive benefits plus excellent in-house training. This includes specialist courses covering specific areas of interest. Even better, you'll find your greatness by ensuring that every child is happy, safe and well.
At Central Bedfordshire we are passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. This is why we are committed to creating equal opportunities, to embrace diversity.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values, integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities, and competencies. To do this, you will need to refer to the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Family Worker Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position please contact: Cathy Brighton, Sandy and Biggleswade Children's Centre Locality Manager email: Catherine.Brightonr@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers, and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx
How to Apply
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Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.