Work Pattern: 37 Hours per week contract, working flexibility of 8am-10pm, 5 days over 7
Reports to: Team Manager
Financial Accountability: Low
Salary: £22,889 per annum
Holiday entitlement: Starting at 28 days per annum and 9 public holidays
Base: Unit 2.6, Discovery House, Technology Park, Gemini Crescent, Dundee, DD2 1SW
To apply, please fill in the attached application pack and submit to email@example.com by 4th July 2022 at Midnight.
This role will offer a tiered approach to providing support and intervention for children aged 5 to 12, experiencing mental and emotional distress to promote positive wellbeing. This will be in collaboration with Longhaugh Support Group (LSG). This role will work closely with LSG, th child’s mainstream school, children and families social work, specialist supports and universal services whilst taking a whole family approach though outreach community work with families.
The Family Support Worker role will have expertise in social, communication and neurodiverse needs and all work will be underpinned by includem’s model of practice and the . The role will require you to work flexibly between 8am-10pm, 5 days over 7 to provide support to children, parents & carers at times supportive of family needs.
This role will provide 4 key elements of support:
The Family Support Worker will be responsible for:
You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes. The post holder will have the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-agency scaffolding of support for children and families.
You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in working with young people or young adults with mental health needs.
The post holder will need to be registered with the SSSC as a worker in the care at home category and qualifications to support this. Experience of delivering groupwork would be preferable.
The deadline date for application submissions is 4th July 2022 at Midnight.
For applicants who are successfully shortlisted a group selection event will take place shortly after. If you are successful following the group selection event, individual interviews will then take place before the successful candidate is chosen.