Family Action – Family Support Worker

Family Action – Family Support Worker

Southend Improving Futures
Salary per annum Grade 2.14
Hours 24 – 30 hrs per week

Fixed term to Oct 2020 with possible extension to Dec 2020.

Family Action delivers and manages a high quality, tailor-made support service for families with children aged between 5 and 10 in the central Southend Area funded by the Big Lottery Fund .
You will be part of a small team providing a flexible range of early preventative services to children, young people and their families. The team will work in partnership and closely collaborate with a number of other local agencies.

You will need enthusiasm, a creative approach to your work and an ability to engage positively with a wide range of people. You will be expected to bring relevant experience in delivering one-to-one support sessions and managing a caseload.

Family Action are forward looking, ambitious and with a commitment to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.
Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

Our Values:
People focus, Mutual Respect, Excellence-in-all-we do and a Can-Do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude we can offer you:
• A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
• Career development opportunities
• A full induction and on going quality training
• The opportunity to become part of Family Action initiatives
• Flexible working hours
• Managed work loads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

For an application pack and further information, including the benefits we offer, please visit

Please email completed applications to:
Closing date: 24th February 2020
Interview date: TBC