Location: Residential Family Centre, Southampton
Contract Type: 0 hours (Bank)
Closing Date: 16 October 2021
Salary: £9.54-10.73 per hour
Salary Information : Plus additional shift enhancements
Specific Hours: Bank
About our Organisation:
At Fair Ways we believe in making a difference through passionate care, support and education. Together we aim to build an institution that makes a difference to society and leaves a legacy greater than ourselves and our contributions. Our values sit at the heart of everything we do; we measure our wealth by the difference we make, rather than the profit we make.
About our exciting Opportunity:
We are currently recruiting for zero hours Family Support Workers to work within our Residential Family Centre based in Southampton. This is a well-established provision of intervention and support for vulnerable families allowing them to be referred to the Family Centre for an independent and comprehensive assessment of parental capacity. As a bank staff member you are able to select (from the available shifts) hours that work around your schedule. Fair Ways bank staff play a key part in our organisation and are truly valued and appreciated as part of our Fair Ways family. Shifts can cover days, evenings and weekends and potential sleep in’s with substantial shift enhancements offered.
All candidates must have a full driving license and have access to the use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure (DBS). This disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.
About our specialist service:
The Family Centre is made up of 5 self-contained flats each with their own bathroom and kitchen facilities. Families will be referred to the Family Centre if there have been concerns identified around the safety of the children in the family unit in their current family home. Once with us, the families will be continuously encouraged, assessed and guided through a 12 week stay where they are monitored 24/7 to encourage sustainable positive parenting changes. At the end of this 12 week period an assessment will be made to determine the success of the placement and decide on any future actions required to be taken to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children in question.
Basic Job Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be required to,
Applicants will ideally possess the following personal skills:
About our Rewards:
Fair Ways offer a selection of fantastic rewards for our staff including: Employee Assistance Programme, Health Care Scheme*, Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme*, Service based additional annual Leave accrual, Bespoke training department, Education Grant Scheme*, Future Leaders Programme*, Staff Lottery
*Subject to qualifying period
Interested in the vacancy? Apply today! We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.