Vacancy posted: Friday, 12 Oct 2012
Family Support Worker x2
Location: Irvine Ref: CFS12/57
Hours: 17.5 per week
Salary: Starting at £21,246 with progression to £25,807 pro rata
Initially funded until 31 March 2013
CHILDREN 1ST 4Ward Steps is a Family Support Service designed to improve the quality of life for vulnerable Children & Families who are affected by significant substance misuse. The ethos of the service is to promote and nurture resilience and positive parent and child attachments. CHILDREN 1ST deliver this service in partnership with North Ayrshire Local Authority.
We are presently looking for two skilled and enthusiastic family support workers to help us deliver this service working as part of a multi-agency team.
If you share our values in building on strengths within the family network to find solutions and promote positive outcomes for children and have a SVQ level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care or related area and experience of working with families affected by substance misuse we would like to hear from you.
This service works around the needs of service users and a flexible approach is needed as irregular hours may be incorporated in this post.
To apply for this vacancy please click on the apply button to be redirected to our website.
Closing date for applications is Friday 26 October at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held 5 November 2012.
CHILDREN 1ST has a long tradition of valuing and involving volunteers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.
The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme information.
CHILDREN 1ST is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092
Equal opportunities matter to CHILDREN 1ST
Job Reference: CFS12/57
Closing Date: 26-Oct-2012