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Family Action is a charity committed to building stronger families by delivering innovative and effective services and support that reaches out to many of the UK’s most vulnerable children, young people and their families.

Family Action is seeking to empower people and communities to address their issues and challenges through practical, financial and emotional help. Family Action and HDFT are working in partnership to deliver an integrated 0-19 Family Support and Volunteer Outreach Service. The roles within this service will be working in partnership with HDFT and other HDFT colleagues, but will be employed directly by Family Action.

Salary: £19,776 – £22,360 per annum pro rata
Hours: 22.2 hours per week
(2 posts: 1 x permanent post and 1 x temporary fixed term post)

Are you passionate, motivated and enthusiastic about working with children and families?

Do you have an understanding of good parenting and of risk factors and safeguarding concerns to children and vulnerable adults?

Are you passionate about making a difference and want to help us build stronger families? If so, Family Action would love to hear from you.

You must have proven experience of ensuring families receive integrated, coordinated, multi-agency and solution focused support. You will need enthusiasm, a creative & flexible approach to your work alongside an ability to engage positively with a wide range of people. A sound knowledge of child development and the assessment process is essential as is sharing our commitment to co-production. You will have experience of and the ability to act in the Lead Professional role and evidence the ability of working with children and families.

The post will involve working with families across the locality of Stockton-On-Tees. You must have access to a vehicle for business purposes and be able to travel frequently, with the expectation you will work collaboratively with Family Action & key delivery partners across the North Region of the country.

Family Action is forward-looking and ambitious, with a commitment to continuous improvement. They are a people-focused, can-do organisation that strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then they look forward to hearing from you.

Family Action Values: People focussed, Mutual Respect, Excellence-in-all-we do and a Can-Do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • A full induction and on going quality training
  • The opportunity to become part of Family Action initiatives
  • Flexible working hours
  • Managed work loads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

For an application pack and further information, including the benefits we offer, please visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus. Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form.

Please email completed applications to: completed.application18@family-action.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 18th October 2019, 5pm
Interview date: 31st October 2019 (TBC)

Family Action is a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, which we consider acceptable.