Family Support Project Worker, Small Steps
Hours negotiable, to be agreed with successful candidate (up to 30 hours per week)
Grade 2 (lower) point 11-15: £20,375 – £23,038 + £480 Home working allowance (per annum, pro rata)
Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2022 with a possible extension subject to funding
Family Action is delighted to be able to offer a new and exciting of a secondment post with Family Action is delighted to have launched a new and exciting 12 month pilot service; ‘Small Steps’ on behalf of Medway CCG and Local Authority, which went live on 1st April 2021.
Small Steps Support Service will provide early support and evidence-based interventions for families where a child or young person is displaying concerning behaviour, or where they receive a diagnosis of ASC or ADHD. We will listen & act promptly, be respectful and value the contribution of parents/carers, children and young people, working in a joined up way. Our service will be about ‘doing with, not to’ and will put children, young people and their families at the heart of everything we do, informed by evidence-based research and practice.
The post holder will share and embrace Medway’s Vision that all Children and young people should get the best start in life, be able to access high quality services locally and get the right support and opportunities at the right time. This is an opportunity for the right person to make a real difference in the lives of children and young people and their families. The successful candidate will be a motivated, passionate and experienced SEND worker, with good assessment, safeguarding and engagement skills. They will have first-rate interpersonal skills, ensuring the voice of the child is central to the development of the service.
We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have experience of providing first-rate services to families to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people, we would like to hear from you. The post holder will contribute to the delivery of the organisations strategic aims to ensure Family Action is Stronger than Ever for the children, young people and their families across Medway in Kent.
What will we offer you?
We’ll offer you flexible working hours, a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.
We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.
Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
For an application pack and further information, including the benefits we offer, please visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus.
Closing date: Rolling recruitment
Interview date: TBC
Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and group personal pension scheme. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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