We are searching for a new Family Support Manager for Whitehaven to join our team in the North East and Cumbria region.
Closing Date: 17th May 2019
Interviews: 29th May 2019
3 days/week, £25-32k/annum pro rata.
The Family Support Manager is a key staff role which involves working with families referred by the LA and facilitating support from volunteers recruited from the local church and community. You will work as part of a team and be involved from initial referral from the LA through to closure of case. To include risk assessment of family situation, identifying family goals, matching and introducing volunteers, providing on-going mentoring and support to volunteers, to deciding when outcomes have been achieved and the case can be closed. The role requires experience of working with children and families, and knowledge and application of Safeguarding principles and processes. It is an exciting role where we have the privilege of seeing how the simplest of actions by dedicated volunteers really can bring hope and transformation for families. Our team culture is such that we support one another in our different roles and there may well be crossover with other staff members.