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Family Support Worker

Health and Social Care Enquire

 

Type:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Reference:69342
 

Full Description

Service Area

Children and Family Community Services

 

Grade: - Home Staff Scale £25,874 - £33,895 per annum

 

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The States of Guernsey are seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker to join the Strong Families Team as part of Children and Families Community Services.

The successful candidate will work as a Family Support Workerin the newly established Strong Families Team. The team will provide intensive family support to people experiencing multiple disadvantage, with the aim of improving long-term outcomes for children in need and their families.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: David Foote, Strong Families Team Manager, tel. 07781 440691 or Email: David.Foote@gov.gg

 

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

 

Closing Date: 30 October 2020

 

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

 

Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.

 

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

 

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit

 

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

 

Please note that the States of Guernsey is undergoing a significant period of change and transformation.  The officer must acknowledge and accept that the nature and type of duties within the role are likely to evolve and change over time in the course of that transformation.  In such circumstances and accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of employment the employer may require the transfer, and/or redeployment, of an officer to other suitable roles within the States.

 

All employees are expected to uphold the purpose, vision and values of Service Guernsey: one organisation, one purpose, one focus and, in particular, to exhibit behaviours that reflect the core values of teamwork, accountability, customer service and empowerment.

 

 

 

For more information please visit https://gov.gg/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=122973.


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