Children and Families Worker

Job Description


Position: Children and Families Worker - permanent
Children and families, full time permanent Southend Council is looking to recruit X2 full time, permanent Children and Family Workers, the position is based in Shoebury. The main duties will consist of supervising contact between looked after children and their families, both at the centre and out in the community. Occasionally, other duties may be required such as supporting parents with extending their parenting skills;

individual work with children and group work. The hours are 37 with 1 Saturday worked in 4. This is a perm position which is ideally suited for people who are considering a career in social work or a related field and would like to build on experience of working with children and families, or candidates who have retired from work in a related occupation and would like to continue working in a similar field.

What you'll need to succeed To be successful in this position, you will need at least 2 years experience in working with children and families. Have excellent communication skills along with report writing skills as contact reports may be submitted to the Court. Flexibility and the ability and resilience to work under pressure. Knowledge and experience of safeguarding. and the ability to work with a range of service users, both children and adults.

What you'll get in return When joining the council, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary car sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. They are committed to ensuring that you are supported in this varied and challenging role with the appropriate level of training.
If you are interested in this role, please click 'apply online' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call Nathalie Storozynski at Hays on 01702 762130.
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