£27,099 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Consort House, Redhill and Quadrant Court, Woking.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the role
This an exciting time to join Surrey County Council's Children with Disabilities Service as we have moved forward with the new structure adopting the Family Safeguarding Model to improve outcomes for children. The new structure facilitates the provision of services to disabled and their families at the appropriate level of professional involvement.
The Children with Disabilities Service aims to safeguard and promote the welfare and development of disabled children whilst supporting children to be cared for by their families at home. We work closely with our colleagues in Education and Health in supporting disabled children and their families.
Family Support Workers based in the Children with Disabilities: Family Support Team work across the County working directly with children and their families to complete assessments of need for children referred to them and to identify appropriate packages of support to assist those families. The role entails reviewing the short break provisions, undertaking Team around the Child meetings and using a range of interventions towards achievement of outcomes of the child's plans
As a Family Support Worker, you would have Vocational Qualifications Level 3/4 or equivalent in relevant field with experience of working with disabled children and their families. The role requires an enhanced DBS to be completed.
For an informal discussion contact Reshma Bessesar on 01483518496 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29th September 2019.
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