Family Centre Support Worker job in Eastleigh at Strike Jobs

Family Centre Support Worker

Company: Strike Jobs

Location: Southampton UK

Date Posted:Jun 25, 2016

Job Title: Family Centre Support Worker – Southampton (ref: 244)Location: SO16 5PJHours: Full Time and Part time Available Salary: £17,418 – £22,035 per annum + weekend enhancementFair Ways is a Social Enterprise delivering a comprehensive range of child and social care, support, training and education services. The business is controlled and owned in the interests of its social mission. As such the majority of the organisation’s profits are reinvested in the business in order to achieve its social purpose. The residential services that the company delivers include Residential Children’s Homes, a Residential Family Centre, a Crisis Intervention Centre (Wales) and Post 16 transition to independence units; there is also a School, Foster Care Department and a Training Centre. The ethos of the company is to provide a continuum of care, offering specialist interventions for children and families at the high end of the spectrum of need. By retaining well paid, well trained and well supported staff we believe that we can develop in to one of the leading providers of childcare services.We are looking for skilled and motivated Support Workers to join our Residential Family Centre in Southampton, Hampshire. Our Residential Family Centre provides residential care and community-based parenting assessments that are evidence-based and provide a conclusive judgement.The successful applicants will be required to work directly with vulnerable families who need parenting support, it includes direct work with young people as well as their parents. The ideal candidates will be able to act calmly in crisis situations, prioritise effectively and adapt to change.Applicants will be able to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of the Family Centre residents. Providing a safe environment for the residents by positive reinforcement and using consistency to build positive working relationship. You will be asked to maintain the upkeep of the home, including paperwork which will require the applicant to be skilled with computers and also liaising with external agencies (Social Workers, Police etc). The role will include working early mornings, late evenings weekends and bank holidays.Proven experience of working within the care profession and possessing a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare (or equivalent) is desirable. If applicants do not hold the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare (or equivalent) a willingness to work towards is essential. Applicants must be fairly active due to the nature of the role and activities undertaken whilst on shift with young peopleApplicants must have a full driving licence and have access to use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure. The disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.For more information regarding this role, please phone Fairways HR Department 02380 230400 or email your CVUse No Risk Recruitment for all your recruitment needs and save 1000's on fees! Recruit top candidates using our fixed fee service for £175 visit and take a look at our promotional video Updated: Jun 25 2016 12:30AM View full job description
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