Are you passionate about making a difference and supporting families that need help? Can you engage effectively with a range of people? Do you have experience working within a multi-agency context, assessing need and bringing people together?
Woking Borough Council is recruiting a Senior Family Coordinator to join its diverse team in supporting whole families who have multiple and complex needs. We are looking for a highly skilled, dynamic and committed staff member. You will deliver best-practice work with families. You will also have staff supervisory experience and be able to positively manage and nurture members of the team.
The Woking Family Support Team provides innovative support to families and creates multi-agency Teams Around the Family (TAF) for holistic and targeted intervention. Our families have multiple and complex needs that include parenting, safeguarding, education, finance, employment, crime, anti-social behaviour, domestic abuse, housing, health, mental health and substance misuse.
Applicants will have significant experience supporting whole families/individuals in need of Early Help.
As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups including children, successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details will be in the job application pack.
Woking Borough Council take a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups including children.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.
It is also a requirement for this role that applicants hold a valid full UK Driving License.
The Council offers in return a generous flexi time scheme with the ability to take 2 flexi days a month, membership of the local government pension scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact: Adam Thomas – Team Manager on 07854686254.
Interview date: Thursday 10 January 2019