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Family Support Worker (Waking Nights)

  • Location:

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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  • Salary:

    Up to £26000 per annum + + Benefits

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Description

Role - Family Support Worker (Waking Nights)
Location - Lillesdon
Salary The current rate of pay is £10.20/£11.22 increasing to £10.41/£11.45
Hours 8.30pm to 9.30am (or 10pm-7am). Available as Full Time / Part Time role

I am recruiting for a Waking Nights Support Worker who is passionate to work with children and support their families.

My client's focus is to achieve positive experiences for the referred family groups placed in a residential centre. Having a great relationship with Local Authorities across the South West they provide exceptional family assessment and support services delivered by a team of motivated, highly competent practitioners.
Consistently drive positive outcomes for residents and child-focussed approach, combined with commitment to continuous improvement, has contributed to the reputation for service excellence.

Are YOU a FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER looking to work as part of a team and undertake family assessments in line with the National Minimum Standards (2013); implementing placement plans for the families to promote positive parenting?
Are you committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people?

Do YOU have:

-Experience of working within a caring environment, or with children within any context (further training will be provided)
-A commitment to safeguarding and protecting children from harm (further training will be provided).
-Excellent written skills including clear handwriting and a sound spelling and grammatical ability.
-A driving license and have access to a car that is fully insured and a valid MOT.

Your benefits:

-Statutory annual leave of 5.6 weeks (worked out on a number of shifts per year depending on hours/shifts worked).
-NEST pension
-Access to Employee Assistance Programme
-Fully funded training programme commencing with L3 Child Workforce qualification
-PRP after 6 months in post
-Access to star performer awards scheme (vouchers based on nominations by colleagues for good performance).

This organisation encourages a diverse workforce which reflects the communities they serve. To achieve this, they aim to respect personal differences and promote fairness and dignity for all. Committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory criminal record check with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

If you are interested in taking on a new challenge and have the passion and skills to strengthen our team further, then we would like to hear from you.

Please Apply or get in touch with me Gaby on 01179486300 and we can discuss your career move further.


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