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Family Support Worker

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1209
  • Published: Thu 23/06/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 23/07/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £30,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

Starting salary: £34,629
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 2
Work Location: Crowndale Centre
Hours per week: 36
Contract type:  Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022, 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

The role of Family Support worker delivers a high quality of family support to these families through assessment, early intervention, referral and signposting. Within the role you will refer and work with children in need of safeguarding and their families according to policy and procedure to ensure that all agencies are working together to improve outcomes for the most vulnerable children.

A large part of this role will be to work in a secure building facilitating contact, managing the transfer of children to and from the building and the interaction with families where there are identified risks and complex dynamics to manage, posing some risk.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

We are looking for someone who has great interpersonal skills and able to communicate on all levels and build good relationships, including children/young people and their families. You will be able to manage difficult situations, minimising conflict in order to alleviate tension and provide a calm environment for contact.

You will be able to objectively observe contact and monitor closely interactions, assessing parenting and the quality of care during contact. You will be able to follow up with an in-depth written report, ensuring it is clear and concise.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1209
  • Published: Thu 23/06/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 23/07/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £30,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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