Vacancy Details

Family Support Coordinator with Social Work Qualification

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£29,075 - £33,310 plus £2000 car allowance per annum
Runnymede Borough Council and Surrey Heath Borough Council
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/11/2019 at 12:00 PM
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Family Support Coordinator with Social Work Qualification

The Surrey Heath & Runnymede Family Support Programme



Hours:                         37 hours per week

Salary Range:             £29,075 - £33,310 plus £2000 car allowance per annum

Grade:                          SH05

Location:                     Surrey Heath Borough Council x 1  

                                    Runnymede Borough Council x 1


We are looking to recruit two Social Work qualified Family Support Coordinators. This is a new post within our team and the successful candidate will be able to hold a caseload as well as provide line management to student social workers on their placements and support in the escalation of cases.

The Surrey Family Support Programme is an innovative multi-agency project that supports the successful co-ordination of local statutory and voluntary services to work in partnership with families with complex and multiple needs.

The programme identifies families with issues such as unemployment, anti-social and offending behaviour, school attendance, domestic abuse and substance misuse and other concerns.  These families are supported towards better outcomes through a single multi-agency assessment, a Family Support Plan and co-ordinated partnership working. 

Be passionate and committed to multi-agency working as a way of support to families

  • Be able to work to targets set out by the national agenda
  • Have appropriate previous experience of working in a relevant field
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Have an effective understanding of safeguarding procedures for vulnerable children, young people and adults
  • Be skilled at developing ways of working that can bring about positive change to families or individuals  

Benefits include a minimum of 24 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme and free car parking.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Emily Burrill, Family Support Manager on 01276 707684 or 07342 070788.

Closing date:  Monday 18th November 2019 midday  

Interview Date: 28th & 29th November  2019

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707396.

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