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Family Support Team Coordinator (Arabic Speaking)

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Salary – £27,955 plus £1,239 essential car allowance per annum
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/10/2017 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Waverley Families Support Team is a support service, offering intensive support to families in the Borough.

Are you able to fluently read, write and speak both English and Arabic?

Do you also have an ability to translate English and Arabic documents and verbal communication?

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join a forward thinking team, supporting refugee households who may have complex needs and who may require some intensive outreach support and co-ordination of universal services, to help them move forward.

You will be required to manage a small case load of families as part of a multi agency team around the family approach, making visits to families in their homes and assisting them with practical and emotional support. With some previous experience of this type of working, you will understand the holistic approach needed and the importance of Safeguarding Children and Adults.

You will be a team player, IT literate able to keep accurate case records. You will need to advocate on behalf of families and participate in action planning, case management and multi agency meetings. You will receive appropriate training and regular line management and clinical supervision.

If you believe in multi agency approaches to tackling difficult situations and have the right attributes for the post, we would like to hear from you.

One year contract - 37 hours per week. This post is a full time role. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Shaw, Family Support Team Manager on 01483 523245.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 16 October 2017.

Interview date: Wednesday 25 October 2017.

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

How to apply
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