Children Service Coordinator, London

Location: Forest Gate  |  Greater London  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Vincent Lagos
Job Reference: 33435
Salary: £19568 - £20777
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Weekend Coordinator, Family Contact Centre

Forest Gate, London

£20,777 per annum + Holiday Supplement

We are looking for are looking to for a Weekend Coordinator to maintain the smooth running of a busy Family Contact Centre providing supervised / supported contacts in the centre and community. This role is for 28 hours over a four day week and would suit someone who is looking for a regular working pattern in a dynamic working environment of a Family Contact Centre.

About the role:

  • The Weekend Co-ordinator facilitates a wraparound service on Fridays and Mondays and manages the centre at the weekends; reporting to the senior co-ordinator.
  • You’ll effectively protect and promote the welfare of all children using the centre and to provide a prompt and responsive service to parents/carers in order to support the safety and welfare of children in their care.
  • You’ll provide direction, support, advice and guidance to supervisors, foster carers, parents, and children who use the contact centre services at the weekend.
  • You’ll have the ability to work sensitively with some complex family cases whilst maintaining confidentiality and providing a superior customer focused service

Requirements:

  • NNEB/NVQ level 3/BTEC diploma in Child Care and Education or equivalent
  • Experience of direct work with children and families in day care or social care settings.
  • Experience of working in an environment where they have supervised contact between children and families is desirable
  • Clear understanding of main purposes of Children Act 1989/2004.Working Together (2015).
  • Knowledge of safeguarding principles. Child protection policy, procedures and practice.
  • Understanding of child development, child abuse and childcare theory and practice.

What to expect:

  • Generous Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Access to the company pension scheme
  • A wide variety of training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working options
  • Commitment to Career Progression

This job is advertised by Vincent Lagos Colombel; if you are interested in this position please click and apply now.

Please feel free to contact Vincent on 07520 634 851 or at [email protected]