Fresh Start Senior Practitioner x 0.8
Fresh Start Worker x 1.5
Families Together is a partnership between Project 6, the Children and Young People’s Partnership and the Building Successful Families programme. We require talented and resilient Fresh Start workers for a fixed-term contract until the end of May 2020.
The aim of the service is to offer therapeutic and practical interventions to women who have previously had children removed, which will enable them to make positive sustainable changes to address the multiple and complex risks in their lives e.g. substance misuse, mental health, domestic abuse, parenting capacity, adverse childhood experiences and unsafe housing conditions.
Through direct interventions and/ or encouraging access to partner agencies the service will address:
- Drug and Alcohol Misuse
- Loss and Grief – including childhood experience
- Relationships – Personal and Professional
- Health Needs – Sexual health including accessing contraception, GP, dental
- Education and Employment Encourage partner agencies (e.g. criminal justice and drug and alcohol
We are looking for someone with the following experience and attributes:
Positivity; a can-do attitude, versatility, and wisdom. You must be highly motivated and be able to work on your own initiative, as well as being an integral part of the team. You will receive line management support and clinical supervision as well as being a valued part of the Families Together service and wider Project 6 organisation.
Applicants will be expected to have an appropriate and relevant professional qualification (e.g. social work, diploma in counselling etc.) and have at least two years post-qualified experience of working in a social care or healthcare setting, supporting people in crisis. You will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
Fresh Start Senior Practitioner
Closing Date: 9th April at 13:00 Interview Date: 18th April
Fresh Start Worker
Closing Date: 9th April at 13:00 Interview Date: 20th April