An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Family Worker to join our newly developed Multi-Disciplinary Team. This is being offered on a fixed term contract until May 2023.
Working closely with families this role provides both practical and specialist advice as well as acting as a lead co-ordinator for any additional support services.
The Family Worker will hold a caseload of various levels of complexity and will need to complete assessments and reviews, utilising support from senior colleagues to progress cases forward.
You will work together with partners in the Multi-Disciplinary Team and will deliver a range of early help, family support and effective social work interventions. You will produce and present reports for a variety of meetings and will support social workers who are working with families with multiple and complex needs.
You should have a good standard of education and hold a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or an equivalent relevant qualification.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ingrid Crisan, Head of Service - Provider Services, 01634 331505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
In return we offer you:
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Generous local government pension scheme package
- Access to wider training and development qualifications
- Flexible working scheme
- Travel plan discounts
- Car Benefit Scheme from Tusker
- Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
- Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
- The Government has introduced new ways of supporting parents with childcare costs. Further details are available here: - https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/
Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.
Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.
We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.
Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.
Important Information -
Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile
Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement
Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age
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