Family Support Worker

  • £23,690 gross per annum
  • Cliftonville, Thanet, Kent
  • Porchlight

Location: Thanet

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,690 gross per annum

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 9am Friday 31 May

Because like you, we’re dedicated to changing attitudes and changing lives

About us: We are passionate about helping vulnerable people to reach their full potential. We strive for a fairer society where vulnerable people find stability, the most excluded are included, and where homelessness and poverty are things of the past.

The role: This role is in our family support team. You will provide practical and emotional support to families in Swale, helping them to overcome any difficulties they are facing.

A big part of this role is helping young people become more resilient to challenges in their lives so that they can achieve their full potential – whether that’s in school, work or everyday life.

By supporting helping families to work on their strengths and address their needs, we give everyone the opportunity to become an active and productive member of their community.

This role requires:

Good communication and people skills, especially with younger people

Experience of working with families

Experience of motivational interviewing

A full driving licence and access to a car (subject to the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and Equality Act 2010).

Benefits: As a Porchlight employee, you will have access to a wide range of benefits including free life insurance, 25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30 days after five years’ service) and the Porchlight pension scheme.

Interviews are scheduled for 7th June.

If you would like to apply for this role, please visit https://www.porchlight.org.uk/family-support-worker-pl819 and complete an application form.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: PL819