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Family Worker (Family Hubs)

Social Care

Children's Services

Blackpool Council

Contract Type: Temporary until 31/03/2025

Contract Hours: 37 per week

Salary: NJC Grade F SCP 19-24 £29,777 - £33,024 per annum

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024 at 23:59pm

Our children’s services team is leading the way with exciting developments to further improve the lives of children and families. The Family Hubs in Blackpool bring together a range of services for children aged 0-19 (25 with SEND), including the Start for Life offer.  

As a result, we want a Family Support Worker to work within our family hubs to deliver  the family hub and start for life offer. 

The Family Hub Worker will deliver and support and signpost families and other agencies in Blackpool to access services and support development of new services. The role will have a key focus in ensuring that services are available which support parents interactions from pregnancy and into parenthood within the areas of Parent-Infant relationships.  

This is a unique opportunity to join a supportive team who are passionate about Early Help and committed to ensuring improved outcomes for children and their families. 

Are you the passionate candidate we’re looking for? You’ll need: 

  • experience of working with children under five and their families 
  • an understanding of the work and role of Family Hubs and of the Early Years and Child Development 
  • good communications skills both written and verbal 
  • an ability to promote information to a range of audiences 
  • The ability to deliver high quality practice and embrace our Blackpool Families Rock approach 
  • To be a reflective practitioner who embraces and promotes strengths based work. 

If you’d like to join us at this exciting and innovative time, and want to make a real difference to people’s lives, apply today! 

For further information and to discuss this role, please contact: 

Holly Highley, Early Help Locality Manager –  holly.highley@blackpool.gov.uk 

Faye McCulloch, Early Help Locality Manager – faye.mcculloch@blackpool.gov.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory reference history of at least two years, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of Right to Work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and amendments to the exemptions order, which mean that certain offences are ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed, guidance on the "filtering" of offences can be found at New filtering rules for DBS certificates (from 28 November 2020 onwards) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

salary from

£29,777

contract

temporary

working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

22nd Apr 2024

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