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The Cottage Family Centre - Family Support Worker
Post: Family Support Worker
Hours: 16 per week
Salary: £20,238 pro rata
The Cottage Family Centre are looking for an experienced practitioner to work parents/carers within the Family Support section of the services delivered by the Cottage. You will have at least 2 years experience of supporting families within a social care/ community setting. You should hold an HNC/HND in Social Care, Social Work, Social Sciences, Working with Communities or equivalent as well as an understanding of social issues that affect individuals and families.
You will need to be self-motivated, have a flexible approach, a good team worker and have the ability to work independently.
You will be expected to be competent in working with Microsoft based software.
The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987. The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health related issues.
This post will be subject to a PVG and references.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21 November 2018.
For an application form contact Lisa Hitchcock or Gemma Brown on 01592 269489 or e-mail [email protected]
The Cottage Family Centre aspires to be an equal opportunities employer registered charity number SC014271, Company number 271291.