Family Group Conference Co-ordinator - Vacancy

14 May 2013

FAMILY SUPPORT & ASSESSMENT SERVICE, BOND ROAD FAMILY CENTRE

Experienced Family Group Conference Co-ordinator

 

Location: Bond Road Early Years Centre, London Borough of Merton

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary  £35418 - 38070 per annum- pro rata for 28 hours per week

Bond Road Family Centre is located in Mitcham town centre. We believe in family preservation and are part of Merton’s innovative Family Support and Assessment service. We provide assertive outreach services to families from across the borough as well as facilitating a number of parenting groups. We also undertake Parenting Assessments and observations to support positive outcomes for children. The team also provides a Family Group Conference Service.

The team is looking for an experienced Family Group Conference Co-ordinator who has a professional qualification in Social Work, Health or Education, training in the management and chairing of Family Group meetings or equivalent and at least one year’s experience of chairing this type of meeting.

You will be required to also have a good knowledge and awareness of current developments in relation to children, particularly those subject to a Child Protection Plan or subject to Legal Proceedings, a good knowledge of complex child care matters and experience of dealing with potentially conflictual situations and complex family dynamics.

If you are able to do all of the above then we would be pleased to have you as a member of our team.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Closing date for this post:24th May 2013

 

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