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Child & Family Worker

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £25,481 TO £28,672
  • Location: Agile
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 13/06/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: CF&E/21/152694

Band G

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

Two temporary posts have arisen to join the Family Matters Service as a member of Targeted Family Support. These will cover periods of maternity leave. Targeted Family Support is a well establish team which provides high quality interventions to children and families on the Wirral. The successful candidate must be able to work across the Wirral and with children 0-19yrs, using a whole family approach.

The successful candidate must have a passion for working with children and families, can work flexibly and can deliver high quality innovative interventions that support our children and families here in the Wirral. You will need to be able to work as part of a cohesive team and independently using your own initiative. You will need to be fluent in IT skills and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You must have experience of working with complex and hard to reach families and have the ability to engage with them. You must have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant field, i.e. social care, childcare, health, working with families etc.

For more information please email Christine Byrne - christinebyrne@wirral.gov.uk

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home. In future, the Council will be moving to a hybrid of working arrangements for many of our roles with a combination of homeworking, office and site working as required.

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed