Grade 5- £27,978 - £31,044pa
At the London Borough of Havering’s Children’s Services, we pride ourselves on being an innovative organisation with a commitment to the needs of vulnerable children and young people in the borough. With a firm focus on achieving positive outcomes and reducing risk of harm at all times, we work closely with children and their families to support positive changes where necessary.
In this role you will play a key role in the delivery of a highly effective Family Group Conference service as we work to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families. You will be responsible for;
Conducting Family Group Conferences and reviews within the service.
Working with the team on the development and implementation of Havering’s Family Group Conferencing Service.
3 years experience of working with children and families in a health/education or social care
setting, or other relevant field.
A professional qualification in health, education, social care or related field.
Work flexibly with families to hold Family Group Conferences. These meetings may
be held outside of usual working hours
Work flexibly from a variety of locations across the borough
Attend regular team meetings, contribute to the development of the service and the
use of data to improve outcomes for children
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Penny Bambury on 01708 432581.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 6.12.2020, however, interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
You will be notified if your application has been successful.
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 0203 373 0909.
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.
Please view the Family Group Conference Coordinator Job Profile here