This is an on going contract position working 4 days a week (Friday - Monday) - 28 hours per week
We are looking to for a Weekend Co-ordinater to maintain the smooth running of a busy Family Contact Centre providing supervised / supported contacts in the centre and community. To facilitate a wrap around service on Fridays and Mondays reporting to the senior co-ordinator. The post holder will be expected to work 28 hours over a four day week.
This role who suit someone who is looking for a regular work pattern in a dynamic working environment of a Family Contact Centre. The role entails providing direction support, advice and guidance to supervisors, foster carers, parents, and children who use the contact centre services at the weekend.
We are looking for an individuals with good administration and organisation skills who have some experience of working with children and families in day care or social care setting. They also will need to demonstrate an ability manage staff and families and problem-solve any issues that may arise over the weekend . Personal skills required for post are an ability to work sensitively with some complex family cases whilst maintaining confidentiality and providing a superior customer focused service .
We are a provider of high quality early education, family support and training services. Our mission as an organisation is to build value for our shareholders and social value within the communities we work.
As a member of our team you would benefit from:
- Excellent rate of pay
- Flexible working arrangements
- Ongoing career development and support
- We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS and an annual Childcare Disqualification Disclosure
Clear understanding of main purposes of Children Act 1989/2004.Working Together (2015).
Knowledge of safeguarding principles. Child protection policy, procedures and practice.
Understanding of child development, child abuse and childcare theory and practice.
NNEB/NVQ level 3/BTEC diploma in Child Care and Education or equivalent
Social Work qualification and HPC registration is desirable.