• Location: Port Talbot,
  • Subject: Support
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: English

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Senior Children and Families Worker

Senior Children and Families Worker

Neath Port Talbot Council
Contract Type: Temporary - Grant funded until the end of March 2025

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week

We are currently looking for a Senior Children and Families Team Worker to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for

The main duties of the post;
  • To provide team leadership to the children and families team. This to include the close supervision of the team.
  • To supervise the organisation and delivery of parenting programmes and informal parenting support.
  • To deputise for the manager at local and national meetings such as EIP Panel meetings and Strategic leads meetings and with other duties.
  • To deliver a range of parenting interventions and programmes
To actively participate in supporting the principles and practice of an equality of opportunity as laid down in the authority's Equal Opportunities Policy

You will have experience in/of;
  • Experience of supervising and team leading
  • Experience of devising team policies and procedure
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating outcomes
  • Significant and practical experience of working with families with multiple and complex needs
  • Experience of lone working in a family home and in the community
  • Experience of delivering Parenting Programmes in a group and one to one setting.
Ideally you will have;
  • Minimum of Level 4 qualification or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Supervision or management qualification level 3 or above.
  • Family Links Nurturing Programme Parent Group Leader Qualification or willingness to undertake the training
If you think that you have the necessary experience and qualifications for this role, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sophie Ratcliffe on

Phone: 01639 873003 or


Closing date required: 28/9/2023

DBS requirements:
  • This post is subject to a childs and adults barred DBS disclosure

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools/employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

Welsh Language Requirements:

Welsh Language skills desirable

Additional Information:

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

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

At Team NPT, we all work together to serve the people, communities and businesses of Neath Port Talbot.

We are committed to providing training opportunities and the professional development of all our employees.

We look forward to welcoming you to Team NPT.