Family Support Worker
22.5 hrs per week
£21,790 (pro rata) per annum
Fixed term until 31st March 2021
The Centre is seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker who will work with young carers aged 5-18, taking on caring roles for family members because of illness, disability, mental health difficulties or alcohol/substance misuse. Providing practical and emotional support to meet the needs of the whole family the post holder will have a specific focus upon the needs of young carers.
The post holder will also: have a proven track record in working with children and young people and their families; have an understanding of social care, health and education services; be able to adopt a whole family approach to working; possess excellent group facilitation skills; demonstrate good communication and organisational skills; have the ability to work as part of a team; numeracy, IT literacy and good reporting skills; the ability to work flexible hours.
Closing date for application: 5pm Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Interviews will be held: Friday 2nd October 2020 via MS Teams
Application forms and supporting documents (including job description) can be found on our website: https://www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk
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