Family Centre Support Worker – Southampton

Job Reference – 643

  • Hours: Full Time (37.5 p/week)
  • Salary:  £9.35 (Day), £10.05 (Evening) and £10.52 (Weekend) p/hour
  • Closing Date: 26th January 2020
    • We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, energetic and conscientious Support Worker to join our Residential Family Centre in the Lordshill area of Southampton.Principles of the role –
      • To work within the National Minimum Standards for Residential Family Centre’s and within the legal and statutory framework as set out by Ofsted.
      • To work as part of a team and contribute to the assessment of parental capacity, alongside providing support and advice to parents.
      • To take responsibility for ensuring a safe and nurturing environment where parents and their children can thrive.
      • To demonstrate good communication skills with residents and acting as a role model.What do you need?
        • Our ideal candidate will show dedication and compassion in this role with experience of direct work with vulnerable families who need parenting support.
        • This person will be willing and have the ability to work additional hours when deemed necessary by the needs and wants of the position. This may include weekends and evenings, to ensure the quality of service remains at its highest.
        • It is desired that you as the successful applicant, will hold or be working towards a qualification relevant to the post. All candidates must have a full driving license and have access to use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure (DBS). This disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.


        • A Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care or equivalent is desirable, but not essential on application although successful applicants will be expected to undertake training to level 3.


    •  Our benefits include –
      • Free parking
      • In-depth training & development
      • Holiday purchase scheme
      • Free 24 hour online employee assistance programme

      If you are interested in working with a forward thinking-organisation focused on giving the best service to our children and young people then apply today!

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