Family Hub Connector

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£32,955 - £42,525 per annum
Wandsworth, London
Job Type
Full Time

Family Hub Connector (Young Parents Support)
£32,955 - £42,525 per annum
Full Time (36 Hours)
Location: Battersea
Ofsted Rating: ‘Good’

Come join our Children’s Team and work with us in a relational way, to create a positive difference for our communities.

Tell your family and friends, neighbours and colleagues, tell everyone that we are seeking kind and compassionate individuals to work with us, at the heart of our communities. If you believe in the power of empowering parents and caregivers to create a positive impact on the lives of children; if you are passionate about supporting families and children, whether your expertise lies in working with younger children or providing guidance to parents and caregivers, we welcome you to be a part of our team.

About the Role:

Wandsworth is a great place to work, and a fantastic place to live. Having been chosen as the London Borough of Culture for 2025, we are excited to see how culture and heritage are powering a transformation in health, happiness and equality of opportunity, placing us at the heart of developing a people-led approach to improving wellbeing and tackling health inequalities. And of course children are at the heart of this conversation.  Through the development of My Family Life ‘family hubs across the borough‘ built on the old saying ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ we are excited about working together with our communities and our partners to unlock community potential and support children, young people and families to better their lives.

Come join us, embrace our values and behaviours, they wholeheartedly capture how we work together and inspire change.

We Put People first, by going over and above what is expected to support all babies, young children, and their families to achieve their aspirations. You will use your relational skills to ‘go find them’ and encourage our families to use the facilities and support available to them. We look after our own staff well, you will be helped to do your job well we are keen to help you develop skills and we have staff benefits that are attractive.  
We are a diverse borough where we not only Embrace Difference, but we also harness it by challenging ourselves to have courageous conversations and be challenged about how we are unapologetic about inclusivity, tackling inequalities and promoting the aspirations of all members of our community, and our staff. Our communities are diverse and we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our communities. 

We Think Bigger, by working in partnership with our families and children, with our statutory partners and voluntary and community sector organisations helping us to deliver more to our communities.

Through our Family Hubs across the borough, we are Connecting Better with our residents offering our services, in the community, in family homes at the right time, and in the right place where they are easily accessed by those who need them most. In joining us you will make relationships and work with the whole family, developing bespoke packages of support based on the needs of each family. As a great collaborator, with amazing people skills you will work in partnership with a variety of partners to deliver high quality services that make a difference to family life. 

We would like to empower you to Lead by Example, to show leadership attributes in your work, through your energy and enthusiasm, taking responsibility for your part in making a positive difference to the lives of others. 

 Essential Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Minimum level 3 qualification in Childcare & Education or primary education, health, or social work. Extensive experience of working with children and families I the community. Experience of visiting and delivering interventions in the family home. Sound knowledge of child development to support a good level of development. Sound knowledge of safeguarding and commitment to undertaking risk assessments of the work environment to ensure safety to self and others. If you think this is you, we would love to hear from you.   

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Jennifer Stapleton

Closing Date: 11:59pm on Sunday 21st April 2024
Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 22nd April 2024
Interview Date: Week commencing 29th April 2024

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. 

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.  

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This role expires 11/05/2024.
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