Children and Families Worker (Time 4 Us)

  • Full time
  • £25,011 – £28,817
  • Alloa
  • Closing 2nd October 2022


  • Advertised from 2nd September 2022
  • Permanent. 35 hours Per Week

Role

The Time 4 Us Children and Families service has worked across Forth Valley for over 14 years delivering successful outcomes for children, young people, and families, who have been negatively impacted by adversity, causing emotional dysregulation, developmental trauma, and difficulties with relationships, etc all due to parental substance use.

The Time 4 Us service has developed multiple positive partnerships across professional boundaries, which has been essential in achieving the best outcomes for all involved. The success of the Time 4 Us service in delivering therapeutic interventions has resulted in ongoing funding from the three local authority councils and the National Lottery.

The Time 4 Us service receives referrals from social services, education, addiction services, health, and self-referrals, and has a proven track record of enhancing children and young people’s emotional wellbeing, mental health, school attendance, attainment levels and ability to develop positive relationships.

The post holder will work as part of a team carrying out all interactions under the Getting it Right for Every Child framework and in adherence to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, taking a Child’s Rights Based approach, ensuring that children and families get the appropriate co-ordinated supports needed to promote their well-being, health and development, whilst increasing parenting capacity and enhancing children, young people and parent/carers self-esteem, confidence, and resilience, so they can make positive healthy choices for the future.

Organisational Profile

Transform Forth Valley is a Scottish based registered charity limited by guarantee (SC033772).

Transform Forth Valley is governed by a Board of Directors and is strategically led, managed, and operated on a day-to-day basis by a Corporate Leadership Team consisting of a Chief Executive, Operational and Corporate Service Managers.

Transform Forth Valley offer a wide range of services to support individuals and families who are impacted by inequality, whether this be societal, financial or in relation to their health.

Transform Forth Valley is dedicated to empowering individuals and families to live a more fulfilled life. We work with partners to actively challenge inequalities and to achieve sustainable change.

You can find out more about Transform Forth Valley here: transformfv.org.uk.

Benefits:

Leave – For full time employees Transform Forth Valley offer 30 days of Annual Leave plus 9 days of Statutory Holiday per annum.

Pension – If eligible Transform Forth Valley will auto enrol you into our pension scheme where we will contribute 5%, and employee’s a minimum of 3%, of your pensionable salary.

Death in Service Insurance – If eligible Transform Forth Valley will place you into the scheme upon commencement of employment and the lump sum benefit is 4 x Basic Annual Salary.

Flexible Day – Non-Statutory Scheme – Transform Forth Valley offers a voluntary scheme where you can opt in to work extra hours to accrue a Flexible Day off every 4 weeks.

Application notes

Application Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 2nd October

Interview Date: Monday 10th October (Please note that the interview will be held at Transform Forth Valley, Office 2.6, The e-Centre, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP)

Please send completed Application, Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Criminal Convictions Declaration Forms to hr@transformfv.org.uk.

If, however you wish to return your Application, Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Criminal Convictions Declaration Forms by post, please send to: HR, Transform Forth Valley, Office 2.6, The e-Centre, Cooperage Business Village, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

For an informal chat about the post please contact, Michelle Craig, Senior Practitioner (Children and Families), 07309 780 133.


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