Volunteer and Engagement Worker

Closing date 27 May 2019
Organisation Family Action
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
37 hours
Salary £26,418 - £28,990 per annum
Telephone 020 7254 6251
Email completed.application2@family-action.org.uk
Website www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus
Description
Family Action has been awarded the contract to deliver a new Integrated Family Support Service in the City of Leeds. The contract commenced on the 1st of May 2019. The new service will provide bespoke family support services across the City using evidence based approaches to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families. The service will work with families in an engaging way, enabling families to achieve their goals at an early stage of need, embracing the vision for one family, one lead worker and one plan.  

Our Values:
A people focus, Mutual Respect, Excellence in all we do and a Can Do attitude.  

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:-
·  A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme ·  Career development opportunities
·  A full induction and on going quality training
·  The opportunity to become part of FA initiatives
·  Flexible working hours
·  Managed work loads with regular supportive and reflective supervision  

To lead and drive forward the ambitious volunteering strategy for the Integrated Family Support Service across the three Service Hubs. This includes engaging with local communities, service users and stakeholders to ensure the recruitment of an appropriately diverse, skilled and experienced volunteer workforce and the day-to-day management of Family Support Volunteers, who will work with families to build links to community based facilities and organisations in order to sustain improvements once they have left the service.

The post holder will demonstrate a strong commitment to the Leeds Practice Model and will ensure the key elements of the model; Re-Think Formulation, Leeds Practice Principles and Outcome Focused Supervision are embedded into all aspects of service delivery.

We are forward looking, ambitious and with a commitment to continuous improvement.  We are a people focused, can-do organisation that strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

For an application pack and further information, please visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus

Please email completed applications to: completed.application2@family-action.org.uk
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