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Family Support Worker
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC473RJ
  • Published: Tue 16/11/2021, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 01/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 2 (£17,359 - £20,526)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Family Support Worker

We are recruiting Family Support Workers to join our Assessment and Children's Social Work team and help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and their families.

You will work closely with families to build strong relationships based on respect, providing both practical and specialist advice.

You will hold a caseload, and support social workers who are working with families with multiple and complex needs, in order to improve outcomes for children.

Previous experience of working with families with multiple and complex needs is essential.

You must hold a NVQ level 2 in Social Care, or equivalent, together with GCSE English and Maths at Grade 5 or above.

A full UK driving licence and daily use of a car is essential.

In return for your commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent local government pension scheme
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Travel plan discounts
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers


If you would like to discuss the role further please call Ingrid Crisan, Head of Service on 01634 331505

This post is subject to an enhanced Children’s DBS check.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview via Microsoft Teams.


Important Information

Please note that all recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the Children's Services Recruitment Team on 01634 332878 or email 

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

Please note, previously unsuccessful candidates need not apply.