Family Support Worker (Temporary) - Baby in Mind Service
Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough
1d ago

Temporary up to September 2020

37 hours per week

Bridgend's Public Services Board is committed to drawing on the growing evidence base to developing innovative services which work effectively with families who suffer from multiple symptoms of social exclusion and subsequently depend significantly on a wide range of public services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of a new co-located multi-agency service called Baby in Mind. We are seeking a Family Support Worker to join our team who has a 'can do' approach and is committed to the delivery and development of evidence based methods of intervention.

The successful candidate will possess the drive to improve sustainable outcomes for babies at risk of becoming looked after by the local authority.

The role involves working intensively with unborn and post birth babies and their families where they are at risk of coming into the care system.

Candidates will need to be flexible, responsive and calm in high pressure, emotive situations and have a good understanding of antenatal and post natal support.

The role will require the successful candidate to work early mornings, evenings and weekends. Enhancements will be offered to undertake these unsociable hours.

This is an exciting opportunity to innovate and develop your skills in evidence based practice with babies and their families.

If you are attracted by this work and are able meet the requirements of the person specification we look forward to hearing from you.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is a requirement for this post.

For a discussion regarding this post, please contact Rachel Boden, Consultant Social Worker, 01656815415

Closing Date : Wednesday 17th July 2019

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