Family Group Support and Conference Co-ordinator
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Salary: £23,398 - £25,951 per annum
Location: York Road/Halford House,Leicester City Centre
Working Pattern: Full time
Advertised By: Leicester City Council
Post Number: A0459/0218RK/INT
Job Category: Social Care - Children Service
Advert End Date: 8 April 2018
Location: York Road /Halford House
3 x Full-time, Fixed Term vacancies (2 x posts until April 2020 and 1 x post for up to 1 year)
We will consider this vacancy on a secondment basis for Leicester City Council employees only. If you wish to apply for this post on this basis please ensure you have your line manager’s approval before applying.
To provide and support evidence-based, work through family group conference service for families where there is a risk of children/young people entering the care system.
To advise and guide on principles of Family Group Conference model to other practitioners
Requirements of post
- Significant practical experience of providing support to families in a group or home – based environment
- Experience of providing support to families experiencing disadvantage/discrimination.
- Knowledge of and ability to deliver a range of interventions that have a positive impact on parenting and family functioning.
- A good knowledge of children and young people’s development and how to build emotional resilience and promote children and young people’s positive mental health.
For an informal discussion please contact Penny Brown on 0116 4541681
Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.