THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Various locations in the Borough,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Family Worker

Family Worker

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Family Worker
Job description
We are recruiting a Family Worker at Caerphilly County Borough Council.

Working hours: 37 Hours
Contract Type: Fixed Term Until 31 st March 2025, Full Time
Location: Various Locations throughout the Borough

This is an exciting opportunity to join Team Caerphilly and provide support across the wider Early Years Service.

We pay an attractive salary of £26,241 - £28,770 and offer access to training and development opportunities.

The Caerphilly Early Years and Childcare Service is recruiting an experienced worker to deliver our family support interventions in the home, in the community and virtually.

This includes bespoke family support interventions, working with the family, to tackle the root cause of issues raised. The offer also includes delivery of antenatal, postnatal and various parenting / family support programmes,

Support is available to families from antenatal and focuses on What Matters to the family. All interventions are for children aged 0-7 years aiming to help parents, help their child's development and support family resilience.

While the post will be based in either Parc Y Felin ICC, Gelligaer Community Centre or Cherry Tree House, the successful applicant will be expected to work in an agile way across the borough in homes and community venues, as well as some working from home. This post is part of a wider Early Years and Childcare Team and partnership working is essential.

The successful applicant will be expected to learn basic conversational Welsh and have experience in delivering packages of family support in the home or community on a 1-1 and group basis.

For the role, we ask that you have:
  • A relevant level 3 qualification
  • Updated knowledge of family support and child development, experience of working with children 0-7 and their parents, as well as experience of delivering accredited parenting programmes with fidelity.
  • Full UK Category B (Cars) driving licence and the use of a motor vehicle insured for business / work purposes to travel throughout the borough to attend meetings and visit families at their home.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please select the relevant attachment from the attachments list

After reading the Job Description and Person Specification, if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ceri Anne-Lovell on 07850319121 or email LOVELC@caerphilly.gov.uk

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

If you have any difficulty applying online, please contact webrecruitment@caerphilly.gov.uk for further information.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all successful applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.