Are you a self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude, who is solution focused and passionate about making a difference? If so, we want to hear from you.
Title: Family Support Practitioner
Salary: £20,375 – £23,038
Hours: 37 (Full time)
Provider: Family Action
Are you passionate, motivated and enthusiastic about working within a dynamic team to support children and families? Do you have a good understanding of parenting and of risk factors and safeguarding concerns to children and vulnerable adults? Are you committed to providing a oneteam approach within Stockton-On-Tees 0-19 offer? Do you want to make a difference and help us build stronger families and communities?
At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.
You must have proven experience of ensuring families receive integrated, co-ordinated, 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 are robust observation and recording skills. 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.
Closing Date: Friday 07 October 2022