Family Outreach Worker

4 days left

Recruiter
Jubilee Childrens Centre
Location
Calderdale, West Yorkshire
Salary
£10,042.16 actual per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2016
Closes
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Looking for the chance to improve the lives of children and families in Calderdale?

Then this is how you could do it . . .

FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER (22.5 hours per week)

£10,042.16 actual per annum

In Calderdale's Upper Valley

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic team member, committed to supporting vulnerable and excluded families.

Working directly with parents, carers and their children you will introduce and encourage new families to engage with the service, supporting them in groups and on a 1-1 basis to improve the quality of their lives and opportunities.

You will need:

  • Some experience of working with children, young people and their families

  • GCSE or equivalent qualification in Maths and English

  • An ability to build and maintain relationships with multi-agency colleagues

  • A non-judgemental, patient and sensitive approach to families under stress

  • A willingness to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, which will involve weekend / evening work

  • The ability to work from other Children's Centres within Central Calderdale area

  • A full driving license and the use of a car for work

Safeguarding children is a priority for Halifax Opportunities Trust. This post is subject to satisfactory references from the last 3 years of employment and an enhanced DBS check

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 14th December 2016 @ 5:00pm

For an informal discussion regarding the above posts please contact

Penny Wilson or Carol Ormerod on 01706 399976

For an application form, please contact Bridget Blayney-Simpson on 01422 399504 or

recruitment@childrencentres.co.uk

Halifax Opportunities Trust is an accredited organisation of the Living Wage Foundation