Overview

Salary:£19,871 per annum 
Hours:37.5 
Worktime:(Flexibly required Mon – Fri, (some evenings) 
Closing date:06/08/2021 

Job Duties:

Family Support Worker (Ref: FWSV/R2/01)
Three years fixed term contract
Based in our Shepherd’s View Young Parents’ Project, Derry/Londonderry

£19,871 per annum; 37.5 hours per week
(Flexibly required Monday to Friday, to include some evening work when required)

About Us
You will work for a leading voluntary sector, non-profit making organisation that provides professional advice on housing in Northern Ireland and solutions for people who find themselves in housing difficulties. Our Shepherd’s View Young Parents¿ Project provides supported accommodation for young parents¿, age 16-25yrs.

Your New Role at Shepherd’s View
You will work in partnership with parents and children within the project, identifying when families are at their most vulnerable and quickly working with the family towards early intervention responses, in conjunction with the Social Worker.

Qualifications / Experience:

Minimum Criteria (a Full Job Description and Personnel Specification is available in the Candidate Information Pack)

Minimum of three GCSE’s at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language AND
Diploma in Children’s Care and Development Advanced Practice Level 4 Desirable OR
HND Advanced Practice working with Children and Families OR
BTEC Level 4 Health and Social Care OR
NVQ Level 4 in Work with Parents (Intense Support for families with Multiple and Complex Needs) AND
A current driving licence with access to a car. (Can be waived in the case of applicant whose disability prohibits driving, but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements)
At least one years recent experience of working with families with multiple and complex needs
IT skills

It should be noted that the criteria for this post may be enhanced to facilitate short listing.

Application Method:

How to Apply Please forward your completed application form and Equal Opportunities monitoring form (found at https://www.first-housing.com/node/82) to: karlaokane@first-housing.com by Friday, 6th August 2021 at 12 noon. (Tel: 07921056728)