Family Support Worker (11074)

Salary: £21,300 per annum.

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-Time, 37 hours per week. (We would also welcome any Part-Time applications)

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on the 11th of December 2023.

Benefits: 29 days annual leave PLUS bank holidays, professional qualifications, excellent training and development opportunities, flexible maternity, adoption, and paternity packages, up to 7% employer contribution pension, discount portal with your favourite brands and Blue Light card eligibility.

Vulnerable children in the UK need your help.

Wherever you work in the Action for Children family, you'll be helping to change the lives of the most vulnerable children in the UK.

Last year, we helped more than 670,000 children and families across the UK. From direct work in communities to national campaigning, we are focused on making sure every child has a safe and happy childhood, and the foundations they need to thrive.

Why Action for Children?

Working here is more than a job. Everyone in the Action for Children family is passionate about protecting and supporting children. It's the sense of purpose that drives us every single day. Because we know that, when we work together, we can make a huge difference to bring lasting improvements to vulnerable children's lives.

A bit about the role

Norfolk's Early Childhood and Family Service provide targeted support to families with children aged 0-5 years. The service offers a range of early childhood services for parents, prospective parents, and young children to support in areas including bonding, speech and language development, parenting challenges, mental well-being, and healthy relationships.

How you'll help to create brighter futures

You will be part of a supportive and dedicated team with opportunities for development. You will make a difference by:

  • Providing a high-quality service to children, and their families by understanding their needs and delivering appropriate interventions.
  • Delivering to groups as well as working with families on a one-to-one basis.
  • Achieving the highest standards of safeguarding, whether through supporting the children and their families who come into contact with our services, or by appropriately reporting concerns about any child.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies to keep children at the centre of our work.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues and families to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Listening to children, and families.
  • Managing your own administration and updating systems.

Let's talk about you.

We are looking for an energetic and dynamic forward thinker, confident in leading and bringing fresh ideas and inspiration to the role. You will find full job description attached job description details the requirements of the role but the ‘must-haves' are:

  • Level Diploma Level 2 or equivalent in Early Years or relevant study area.
  • Experience of working in a Health, Early Years or Social Care Setting.
  • Experience of undertaking assessments, planning and delivering both group and 1-1 interventions and case recording.
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Office and ability to use IT systems.
  • Compassion and dedication to our cause – keeping children and young people safe and happy.
  • Access to a suitable method of transport to enable the duties of the role to be carried out (essential).

Good to know.

Application Process: There are five sections to complete: Personal Details, CV, Supporting Statement & Information, Equality & Diversity, Submission & Declaration.

Contact: Wede Omu Recruitment Partner via email; Wede.Omu@actionforchildren.org.uk

Diversity, equality, and inclusion

At Action for Children, we're dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. We actively encourage applications from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic and disabled candidates as they are under-represented within Action for Children. We want to take deliberate and purposeful action to ensure equal opportunity to all groups in society and for Action for Children.

Male staff are under-represented within our Children Service roles. We would like to encourage more male applicants for our Children Service roles.

Don't meet every single requirement?

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we'd love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role, or another role within the Action for Children family.

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Norfolk ECFS - East (Seagulls)
Seagulls, Magdalen Way, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, NR31 7BP
  • Salary:
    £21,300 per annum
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  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Full Time
  • Closing Date:
    3 December 2023
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