Are you an experienced support worker with a strong skill set in supporting children and families through a multi agency approach?
We have the opportunity for a new team member with experience of working with children and families to take on a role within West Berkshire as a My Family Plan Facilitator. The post is primarily based within the My Family First team (MFF), ensuring Early Help focussed work is delivered effectively and in a timely way to families within West Berkshire.
The MFF team is a multi-agency team focusing on early help, intervention and prevention with the aim of supporting families and preventing the concerns from escalating.
The MFP Facilitator will play a key role in supporting Lead Professionals for the Plans to ensure they are set up, reviewed and closed as they provide a clear strategy of support and implement early help and prevention services, values and ethos across all of Children’s Services.
West Berkshire Council is an Ofsted rated good Local Authority. We are seeking a motivated, passionate and enthusiastic team member to join us on our journey to becoming Outstanding.
About the role
The successful candidate will be part of a small team of staff working to support Lead Professionals with the delivery of My Family Plans across West Berkshire.
They will provide a consultation service to schools, family hubs and other professionals who are leading Early Help support plans to families with additional needs to improve outcomes for children and their families, using a multi agency approach.
A full driving licence is essential because of the rural nature of the district. Our main offices are based in Newbury and the outskirts of Reading.
MFF is family driven and solution focussed in its practice. We are looking for individuals with drive and enthusiasm who are highly motivated to achieve ‘best outcomes’. If you are looking for a challenging and highly rewarding experience with a service that has a focus on continued learning and professional development we would welcome your application.
We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days.
If you interested in working with us and want to know more, do not hesitate to contact Laura Taylor Early Help & Prevention Lead on 01635 503190 for a discussion. Or you can go straight to the links below to see the job description and complete our online application form.
This role is fixed term until 31/03/2025 – Funding limited project