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Vacancy announced for Family Support Caseworker

The Family Support Caseworker will offer casework support to family carers and provide information and guidance about challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities.

Family Support Caseworker

We have a unique and exciting opportunity to join our small and dedicated team as a Family Support Caseworker (22.5 hours a week).

Watch the video about the Family Support Service and current vacancy

About the role

  • Are you passionate about the rights of people with learning disabilities?
  • Do you want to support and empower families who are often facing complex issues?
  • Can you advocate for the best outcomes for children, young people and adults with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges?

The Family Support Caseworker will offer casework support to family carers by telephone and email, providing information and guidance about challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities including: human rights, communication, accessing services, safeguarding and other related topics.

Clinical supervision is provided as well as ongoing learning and professional development.

Salary is dependent on knowledge and experience. Additional hours may be available subject to funding.

To apply

If this rewarding and challenging role is what you are looking for, please apply by downloading the following:

Family Support Caseworker – Job Description

Family Support Caseworker – Person Specification

Application form

Return the application form by email to info@thecbf.org.uk

 

Closing date:  9am 7th June 2021

Interview:  14th June 2021

Start date:  Asap

 

Further information

This post would usually be based at the office in Chatham, but due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently working from home. The post holder would be expected to be office based when staff return to the office later in 2021, however there it the potential to work flexibly from home on completion of a probationary period (usually 3 months).  Please contact us if you have any questions.

If you have not received an invitation to interview by 11th June, then unfortunately your application will not have been shortlisted on this occasion.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. 

We recommend that you contact gemma.harpum@thecbf.org.uk quoting “FSC vacancy” with any questions and to arrange an informal chat about the role. Please also read our equal opportunities statement.

If you have any general questions, telephone 01634 838739 or email: info@thecbf.org.uk