Family Support Worker

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Salary:£21,268.00 - £27,668.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Cheltenham Families First Plus, Edinburgh House, Coronation Square, Cheltenham - GL51 7SA 

Closing date:04 May 2017 at midnight 

We are seeking an experienced Family Support Worker who is committed to providing help at the earliest opportunity to children, young people and their families.

Your duties will vary depending on the particular needs of the children, young people and their families. You will work together with them and other professionals to address their needs using the ‘My Assessment’ tool to identify, plan and deliver the right type and level of support.

In addition, you will participate in the development of the role across the Locality and bring a creative approach to meeting the identified needs of children, young people and their families. We will be able to offer you the opportunity to undertake training in the delivery of evidenced based parenting programmes and support to implement these across the Locality.

You will benefit from our commitment to provide excellent supervision and support and the opportunity to join an experienced and dynamic multi professional team.

A full driving licence and access to a car is essential. 

For an informal discussion please contract James Saunders 01452 328160

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

If you have any difficulty completing the on-line application form, or require this document in another format, please contact us and we can discuss your needs and provide help.  Telephone 01452 425888, option 2 then option 1 or email


If you wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis, please obtain approval from your current line manager that you may be released on a secondment before submitting an application form.