This challenging post is to provide operational delivery of the High Impact Families Programme. The post holder will be a key member of the Programme’s dedicated team, applying a whole family approach to its work. The work involves assessing and reviewing interventions. The workers will be expected to support and help others coordinate interventions. As well as providing focused time limited interventions.
The post holder will have responsibility for engaging with families who meet specific criteria and delivering planned interventions, working alongside a range of agencies and support services. This role may also give you the opportunity to work with Syrian Refugee Families relocation to North Somerset as part of the Government initiative to enable their integration through family interventions and support.
We are looking to appoint staff committed to delivering a range of interventions, including parenting programme interventions, that make a significant difference to those families with the most complex problems.
You should be a highly effective negotiator, able to work confidently and innovatively within a multi-agency environment. You will bring enthusiasm and be able to establish credibility with a range of professionals who also work with the families. You must also have a passion for finding solutions, be up for a challenge and be prepared to try different ways of doing things to get results.
Applicants need to have NVQ level 3/4 or other appropriate qualifications and experience and skill in supporting/managing service delivery to families. Applicants should note that the post will require some evening and weekend work.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact David Morgan on 01275 888360
Interview date: Thursday 14 February 2019
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.