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Family Support Worker

  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4802
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/07/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,129-£30,095 per annum, grade F-G
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury, Berkshire

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Family Support Worker who is prepared to commit to developing and maintaining good quality professional relationships with children with disabilities and their families and other agencies. Someone who is able to support colleagues in the Children with Disabilities Team.  Your role would include direct work with children and their families, supervising family time and assisting social workers with crisis intervention and support packages.

The Children with Disabilities Team sits in Education and is part of the SEN and Learning Support Team. We are made up of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Business Support and Family Support Worker’s.

This is your opportunity to develop your career, expand your skills and knowledge in a supportive and friendly environment as you join us at this exciting and innovative point of our ongoing development!

Based in the market town of Newbury, you will work throughout the West Berkshire area. Newbury itself offers excellent shopping facilities, high performing schools, good amenities and transport links.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us.

For an informal chat and to find out more, please contact April Dows, Team Manager on 01635-503161/5.

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This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share these values. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be offered employment subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4802
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/07/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,129-£30,095 per annum, grade F-G
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury, Berkshire

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