SEND Family Support Co-ordinator Vacancy

Can you help parents to break down larger tasks into small skills to work with children?


Wanted: Family Support Co-ordinator SEND

Full time for 37 hours per week based in Mid & West Suffolk Districts.
Commencing NJC scale 14, £23,080 pro rata plus pension.

We are a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children. We require a new team member to maintain a high standard of practise, supporting families and volunteers within the ethos of Home-Start through 1 to 1 home-visiting and group-based work. The role will be focussed on families where at least one child or adult has additional needs or is on the autistic spectrum.

  • The ideal candidate will:
  • Have parenting experience and an understanding of the needs of children and families
  • Hold a relevant qualification at NVQ Level 3 or above and at least 2 years' experience of employment or voluntary work in family support.
  • Be able to work on their own initiative, responding to families' needs and providing feedback and support to family's to achieve their aims.
  • Have a proven ability to enhance and develop partnership working.
  • Work well as part of a team and to overcome the issues of remote working whilst away from the main office.
  • Due to the rural nature of the areas we work in the applicant will require a full, current driving licence and have access to a car. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS. Home-Start is committed to equal opportunities and to safer recruitment practice as part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

    Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk registered charity no. 1127760.
    A company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales no. 6674059.
    Registered office: 20 Broad Street, Eye, Suffolk IP23 7AF

    Please download the full Application Pack Below

    Closing date for completed application forms to be received by 5.00pm on Sunday 29th November 2020. CVs cannot be accepted.
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