FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

LOCATION:                                  Newington, near Sittingbourne, Kent.

ADDITIONAL FACTS:                  This position will involve some 'waking night' shifts.

JOB TYPE:                                    Full-time

SALARY:                                       £14,982 /year (£7.77/hour) 
Starting salary depends on experience / skills and relevant qualifications

SUMMARY

Symbol Family Support Service provides specialist assessment services for parents with learning disabilities or other vulnerable adults, advising the family courts and statutory services on their ability to live independently as a family in their community.

With an increased demand for our services we have a vacancy in our 24/7 team. Working mainly a two-shift rota to help parents to demonstrate their parenting skills in a well-supported and multi professional environment.

You will have excellent support skills gained within adults / children’s services with an understanding of issues for people with learning disabilities.

You will also have excellent written / verbal skills and the ability to combine empathy with objectivity.

The position is based in our residential assessment unit at Newington, a one-minute drive from the A2 and a 10 minute walk from Newington train station.

To find out more and/or to request an application form please contact us:

Telephone:         01622 859216

Email:                 info@symboluk.co.uk

Or apply with CV and cover letter to info@symboluk.co.uk