• Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary: £27,478 - £31,508
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 15 July, 2024 12:00 AM

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Family Engagement Worker

Carmarthenshire County Council

Salary: £27,478 - £31,508

We adopt an 'anonymous recruitment' approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made.

We are committed to recruiting, retaining, and developing a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Sharing your equality monitoring data allows us to assess the impact our recruitment and employment policies and practices have and gives us the opportunity to improve them where possible. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.

About the vacancy

Vacancy ID: 454

Organisation: Carmarthenshire County Council

Section: Education Welfare

Number of vacancies: 2

Contract type: Temporary/Secondment - Term Time Only

Contract end date: 31 March 2025

Location: Llanelli

Grade: Grade F +4%

Salary: £27,478 - £31,508

Hourly Rate : £14.24 - £16.33

Contract Hours 37

Come and join our team
We are looking to recruit someone with experience of supporting vulnerable families to ensure that their children are able to attend school. The post will work closely with schools and a team of social workers along with preventative and statutory services. This post will be rewarding for anyone with skills in supporting vulnerable families who are committed to providing every child with an opportunity to access school. If you feel you have the necessary qualities and commitment to fulfill this innovative and exciting position, then we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please contact Vicky Jeremy 07919 226889

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DBS level: An Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this job. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or adults at risk

Welsh language level - Verbal: Level 3 - You will need a good level of conversational Welsh. Reasonable support can be provided on appointment to reach this level

Closing Date: 15/07/2024, 23:55

The Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with the option of purchasing addition annual leave
  • Access to staff health and wellbeing support
  • Personal development and career progression
  • Staff discount schemes and other benefits e.g., cycle-to-work scheme
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies

Additional Information

We are committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding, and protecting those we care for and serve. We make sure all our staff are vetted, selected, trained, and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective, and compassionate care.

Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the essential criteria and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Eligibility: You will be asked about your nationality and if you are legally allowed to work in the United Kingdom. This is to find out if you are eligible to apply for this vacancy. This is a requirement for working within the Council or partner organisations: P lease Note: If you do not meet the eligibility criteria your application will not progress. If it becomes clear at a later stage in the process that you are not eligible to apply, your application may be withdrawn, or the offer retracted.

How to Apply: All applications for this vacancy must be made using our online application system. If you have an impairment which prevents you from applying online, please email: or contact 01267 234567 and ask for 'Recruitment' to discuss alternative arrangements to support you in the process.

Please see the 'How we Recruit' guidance on the Careers Page for more information on the recruitment process.