Community Family Worker Level II

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Salary:£19,171.00 - £21,589.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Fixed Term  

Location:Gardners Lane & Oakwood Federation Gardners Lane, Cheltenham, Glos - GL51 9JW 

Closing date:28 January 2019 at midday 


Gardner’s Lane and Oakwood Federation is seeking to appoint two hardworking, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to help develop a new and exciting service for children and families. Our aim is to bridge the gap between universal and current targeted support services.

The Community Family Worker will work alongside the Early Years and the targeted Family Support teams across Cheltenham and Tewksbury Children and Family Centres and will develop and deliver universal services to children aged 0-11 and their families. You will be required to work flexibly across our Children and Family Centres which are located across Cheltenham and Tewkesbury districts. 

You will need to have a relevant Level 3 Childcare, Health or Social Care Qualification.

Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle is essential, along with Business Insurance included on your Insurance Policy.

This is a fixed term contract working 37 hours per week over 5 days.

As a member of the Federation Team we will offer you;
• Support – through six weekly supervisions and an Annual Performance Review
• Training – on-going continued professional development which could include on the job training, work shadowing, courses and qualifications – all depending on what you need as a person and what the organisation needs now and in the future
• A workplace pension scheme to all qualifying staff.

As part of the recruitment process you will be asked to attend an interview and complete a short observation of direct work with children and/ or families.We will require two written references for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

In accordance with our data retention policy we will keep all paperwork related to the recruitment of this post for 6 months after which it will be destroyed.

Application Information

Please email or telephone 01242 252185 for an application pack.

If you would like to be part of a dynamic and forward looking organisation please apply by 12:00pm mid-day on 21st January 2019.

Interviews will take place w/c 28th January 2019.

This Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and this position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.