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Kinship Carers Project
|JOB TITLE||PROJECT WORKER – family worker with a focus on Young People
|SPC 22 – 26(£22.304 – £22,987)
20 HOURS PRO RATA
|3 YEAR POST WITH 6 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD|
This job is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure
To assess needs of Kinship Families and develop a plan of action to support the family to meet their need.
To lead programmes of work with young people which enhance their skills, confidence, personal and social learning to improve the quality of their lives
To work with schools and other professionals, raise awareness of Kinship Families and provide good quality services.
|MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
To assess family’s needs.
Empower families to work on a solution focused plan of action to bring about change.
Regularly and professionally review plans
Manage a range of activities and projects for young people
To develop positive relationships with young people, which enables learning, growth, personal and social development to widen their experiences
To have line management responsibilities for assigned staff/volunteers
To be active in recruitment of volunteers particularly from young people themselves
To produce regular reports on the outcomes of the activities/projects in respect of priorities and targets, to include the monitoring of funded services
To work to deadlines and ensure efficient day to day administration to enable effective delivery of work
The post holder will undertake such other duties as are discussed with and agreed by the Management Committee
Achieve the highest standards of safeguarding
To work evenings and weekends as determined by projects
To develop programmes and services in line with Kinship Carers commitment to equal opportunities and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of the work undertaken
This job description is not intended to be either prescriptive or exhaustive; it is issued as a framework to outline the main areas of responsibility.