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Family Group Conference & Parenting Coordinator
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 484
  • Published: Fri 10/09/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/10/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 29511
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Family Group Conference & Parenting Coordinator

Grade 5- £27,978 - £31,044pa

As a borough, we are currently experiencing the most exciting period of growth in our history, taking huge steps forward in our improvement journey. We are building a Children’s Services to match, by nurturing a culture of achieving excellent outcomes and empowering families to create sustainable solutions for themselves. The development and implementation of our outstanding service, relies on our staff to be the driving force for innovation and strive to deliver the best possible care, allowing us to take our place as a centre of excellence for practice.

We pride ourselves in empowering our staff by providing excellent training and great benefits. Our training offer equips our workforce with the tools, support and the space to do their best work, by playing a key role in the development of professionals at all levels. Our package ensures our team receives accredited training on systemic practice, manageable caseloads, quality supervision and mobile working as a standard to allow more time to work with our community. Havering invests heavily into our staff, not only offering highly competitive salaries and exceptional benefits, but also our ability to grow people from within and develop already talented professionals is what makes us special.

On joining Havering, you will find our supportive, visible and approachable leadership are happy to share their skills and experiences to guide you whenever you need it. We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance, whether that be via flexible working or through our corporate health and wellbeing initiatives. The pandemic has been difficult for many of us in many ways, however our leadership have consistently maintained communication via virtual service Q&A sessions and fortnightly briefings. We are proud to be a forward-thinking organisation that embraces new ways of working to the benefit of our employees and residents alike.
Havering is a fantastic place to live and work! Benefiting from excellent transport links, being only 18 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station, with our offices located centrally in Romford. We also offer staff onsite subsidised car parking, making our offices easily accessible via the M25, A12, A406 and A127.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Family Group Conference Coordinator within the Early Help Service. This role ensures families receive the right support at the right time. At Havering, we provide systemic care with lasting effects through our Face to Face model of practice – achieving sustainable positive outcomes. Havering’s ethos is embodied by our approach to fitting the system to the family rather than asking the family to fit to the system.  This is done by working collaboratively with children and families by having ongoing conversations so they can receive the most effective forms of intervention. With your expertise and motivation to support our children and families, Havering is the ideal place for your professional career.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact please contact Penny Bambury on 01708 432581.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 3rd October 2021however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be scheduled. 

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view Family Group Conferencing Coordinator Job Profile here