YMCA Norfolk Families Engagement Worker

YMCAIconPurple300YMCA Norfolk is looking for a Families Engagement Worker working across Norfolk.

Position: Families Engagement Worker (Rapid Response Team)
Pay: £10.44 per hour
Location:  Countywide
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week:  29 hours

Job Role:
A rapid response team has been commissioned by Children’s Services to provide a response to families in crisis.

  • To build relationships of trust with vulnerable and marginalised parents and families within the community.
  • The aim is to be part of the prevention of care under the Alternatives to Care provision, and/or providing opportunities to enable reunification within the family unit. We can provide support and advice, build parents confidence and skills. Empowering families to experience transformation in their lives.
  • The main area of this role will be to support families and young people in a crisis situation at short notice.
Further information about the role can be found here – Families Engagement Worker Job Description  

The Organisation:
YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people, valuing the skills and attributes of every member of our team and personal development plans enabling staff to focus on aspirations and fulfil their potential. Work with us and make every day count, helping young people towards a brighter future.

What you’ll get in return:
  • Healthshield Health Care Plan
  • Health and wellbeing events and activities
  • Family friendly policies
  • In service training opportunities and bursaries investing in your development
  • Annual staff day and staff awards to celebrate our successes
  • Death in service benefit of 2 x annual salary
  • Regular line management and support
  • Staff discount at Stepping Stones Café

What to do next:

For more information on this role, please contact Beth Powell on 01603 621263 Ext 161 or beth.powell@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application for Employment and Job Application Survey Form and forward along with your CV to careers@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Beth Powell, HR/Payroll Officer, 35-37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: 12th December 2019 at 9am

YMCA Norfolk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced / Standard DBS check prior to starting employment.


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