Family Support Coordinator
Hours: 37 hours per week (12 month fixed term)
Salary Range: £24,649-£28,956 plus £2000 annual car allowance
Location:Surrey Heath Borough Council and Runnymede Borough Council
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
This list is not exhaustive and you will demonstrate the skills to deliver this service as part of positive multi-agency work with the ability to review and track progress.
We currently have two 12 month fixed term roles available within our team, one based at Runnymede Borough Council and one based at Surrey Heath Borough Council.
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 31st August 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 16th September 2020
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01276 707396. For technical issues, please contact Jobsgopublic directly.