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Family Project Worker (Better Outcomes Project)

Family Project Worker

Salary £22,753 pro rata per annum plus 3% increment increase per annum subject to funding and satisfactory performance.

3 years fixed term from start date (with the possibility of extension dependant on funding)

32 hours per week

The Junction is a respected charity working to make a difference to the lives of children young people and their families. We are proud of our reputation and believe that all of our workers are key to establishing positive relationships, building trust, self-belief, a sense of family and belonging.

Our Young Carers service has a well-respected and established history of delivering services to young carers and their families through one to one support, whole family support, small therapeutic group work, emotional wellbeing and respite/ social opportunities.

Due to the development of the service and our desire to broaden the offer to young carers families we have been successful in securing three years of funding from The Mercers Company for a Family Project Worker to offer open family support sessions to offer peer support, information advice and guidance to families, offer family activities during school holidays and intensive support to a small case load of families experiencing multiple or complex issues to support positive outcomes. You will work alongside existing Family Support Workers to develop the group offer.

The right candidate will have a background in supporting families and the ability to develop and deliver group work as well as high levels of organisational skills and a commitment to making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families where there is a caring responsibility for children within the family.

Completed application packs should be emailed to recruitment@thejunctionfoundation.com or alternatively posted to The Junction , 19 Station Road, Redcar, TS10 1AN, please ensure your envelope is marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL.

We do not accept CV’s.

If you re returning your completed application via e mail, please make sure it is sent in Word or PDF

Closing Date: Noon on Monday 2nd August 2021

Interviews: Interviews 13th August 2021

 The Junction is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant checks deemed appropriate.