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Please see the Careers website page for more information about what it is like to work for PfP and the type of person we are looking for.

The FAQs for Potential Team Members also provides some further information that may be helpful.

Vacancies:

Currently we are seeking the following roles for our Ty Seren residential family centre in Bridgend:

  • Full time workers (this includes shift work, day and nights and possibility of sleep-ins)
  • Part-time workers also willing to do relief work
  • Permanent nights (albeit to attend induction / training/ staff meetings during the day).

Vacancies are advertised on Indeed – Family Support Worker vacancies and Senior Family Support Worker vacancies

For further information on vacancies or to discuss what it is like to work in the service, please contact recruitment@pfp.org.uk

We would love to hear from you!

Family Support Worker

This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to form an integral part of our staff team. Family Support Workers work alongside the family, external stakeholders and the wider Partnerships for Progress (“PfP”) team to:

  • Achieve the Services’ two key aims:

Help parent(s) improve their self-esteem, confidence, skills and behaviours such that children have the best possible chance to stay in their parents’ care.

To provide robust and effective parenting assessments so the best possible determination can be made by statutory bodies and courts of what is in each child’s best interests (particularly from a safeguarding perspective).

  • Provide safe, effective and continually improving services in accordance with the assessed needs of each individual, regulations, guidance, the Statement of Purpose, code of professional practice and PfP’s policies and procedures. Please see the attached job description for further details of the role and responsibilities.

The primary duty of the Family Support Worker is to ensure that every child using the service is safeguarded.

The main responsibilities of a Family Support Worker include:

Work with individuals, families, the internal MDT and external agencies, to support parents who are experiencing a range of complex difficulties, assessed as impacting, or having the potential to impact, on their parenting capacity. The post holder will provide support to families, guided by the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), to enhance parental knowledge, skills and responsiveness in order to be confident, evidenced via formal assessments, that they are consistently able to meet their children’s developing needs.

We are looking to recruit individuals who:

  • Are working towards QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Children & Young People), or willing to work towards City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 Health & Social Care (Children & Young People) & (Adults).
  • Have an ability to work openly and co-operatively with colleagues and make a positive contribution to the team by sharing own views and respecting the roles and expertise of others.
  • Are strong, proactive communicators in all mediums, with the ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of the families.
  • Can demonstrate a commitment to respecting and upholding the rights, values, beliefs of individuals.
  • Are entirely non-judgemental and supportive of families of all cultures and backgrounds, respecting diversity and individual differences.
  • Ideally, have the ability to drive.

Additional benefits

The post holder will be entitled to 240 hours annual leave (full-time equivalent), inclusive of bank holidays, but is able to decide when to take any of these hours, thus offering greater flexibility.

We also offer life insurance and a work-based pension.

Application packs can be requested by email and submitted electronically to : recruitment@pfp.org.uk

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Samantha Evans, Deputy Manager, on 01656 333637.

Senior Family Support Worker

This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to form an integral part of our staff team. Family Support Workers work alongside the family, external stakeholders and the wider Partnerships for Progress (“PfP”) team to:

  • Achieve the Services’ two key aims:

Help parent(s) improve their self-esteem, confidence, skills and behaviours such that children have the best possible chance to stay in their parents’ care.

To provide robust and effective parenting assessments so the best possible determination can be made by statutory bodies and courts of what is in each child’s best interests (particularly from a safeguarding perspective).

  • Provide safe, effective and continually improving services in accordance with the assessed needs of each individual, regulations, guidance, the Statement of Purpose, code of professional practice and PfP’s policies and procedures. Please see the attached job description for further details of the role and responsibilities.

The Senior Family Support Worker must be able to safely lead the shift and act in a Shift Co-ordinator capacity. Additionally, the Senior Family Support Worker will be expected to complete delegated duties on behalf of the leadership team including providing cover for the absence of specific roles.

The main responsibilities of a Senior Family Support Worker include:

Work with individuals, families, the internal MDT and external agencies, to support parents who are experiencing a range of complex difficulties, assessed as impacting, or having the potential to impact, on their parenting capacity. The post holder will provide support to families, guided by the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), to enhance parental knowledge, skills and responsiveness in order to be confident, evidenced via formal assessments, that they are consistently able to meet their children’s developing needs.

We are looking to recruit individuals who:

  • Are working towards QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Children & Young People), or willing to work towards City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 Health & Social Care (Children & Young People) & (Adults).
  • Have an ability to work openly and co-operatively with colleagues and make a positive contribution to the team by sharing own views and respecting the roles and expertise of others.
  • Are strong, proactive communicators in all mediums, with the ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of the families.
  • Can demonstrate a commitment to respecting and upholding the rights, values, beliefs of individuals.
  • Are entirely non-judgemental and supportive of families of all cultures and backgrounds, respecting diversity and individual differences.
  • Ideally, have the ability to drive.
  • Additional information about the role specific to the post of Senior Family Support Worker can be found in the Job Description.

Additional benefits

The post holder will be entitled to 240 hours annual leave (full-time equivalent), inclusive of bank holidays, but is able to decide when to take any of these hours, thus offering greater flexibility.

We also offer life insurance and a work-based pension.

Application packs can be requested by email and submitted electronically to : recruitment@pfp.org.uk

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Samantha Evans, Deputy Manager, on 01656 333637.