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Family Action is seeking to recruit a Family Outreach Support Worker.

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.

Salary: £20,173 – £22,810 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week

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. They seek 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.

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 their commitment to coproduction. 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 welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that they do and know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children.

What will they offer you?

They’ll offer you flexible working hours, a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. They have an excellent wellbeing offer and they’ll invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative, non-hierarchal organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.

They are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. they are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all they 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.

Please complete an application form to be considered for the role. For an application pack and further information visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus. Please email completed applications to: completed.application12@family-action.org.uk

Closing date: 21st July 2021, 5pm Interview date: 30th July 2021

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.