Starting salary: £37,638
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 1
Work Location: Harmood Children's Centre, 1 Forge Place, London, NW1 8DQ
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 11 October 2021
Interviews to be held: 25th /26th October 2021
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
The borough of Camden is a thriving borough for everyone to visit, live, study and work. This is a home to the UK fastest growing economy. We are the heart of some positive changes in London. We aim to make Camden Borough the best borough to work, visit and study in London.
We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all
As the Fathers’ Worker you will provide expert advice to support best practice and father-inclusive services, with a focus on the first 1001 days. This role will support dads to make the transition to parenthood and to build their knowledge of child development, confidence in parenting and maintaining positive family relationships.
In this role you will design a workforce development programme to enhance Practitioners’ confidence, knowledge, and skills in delivering father-inclusive practice.
The role requires the development & leadership of activities that promote positive engagement of fathers in services and activities and to facilitate fathers peer support.
You will work in partnership to advocate for, and facilitate father-friendly approaches and practice across services and networks.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
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A relevant professional qualification is essential as you are planning services, working directly with fathers and delivering training. You will need to demonstrate your experience of leading and delivering projects and activities to support and involve fathers parents and children in a community setting.
You will have some and experience of promoting awareness amongst professionals and parents about the positive impact of father-inclusive practice, taking a creative approach using a variety of methods.
You will have proven experience of designing and delivering workforce development programmes and working collaboratively to influence partners e.g. settings, schools, health services, VCS, council services.
The right candidate will have knowledge and awareness of child protection and safeguarding policies & practice and working with families with complex needs.
You will have experience of empowering dads to identify their own needs, aspirations and goals, and encourage their participation within their community.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
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To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
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