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Havering Council- Children's Centre Manager/ FGC

  • Location

    Havering, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £24 - £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

  • Contact email:

    lorna@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    26

  • Salary low:

    24

  • Job ref:

    LORNA_1562665153

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Team Name: Early Help Early Years

Team description/dynamic: Parenting & Family Group Conference Co-ordinator

Case Load: 0 - however if there is a complex case that requires management oversight / support then the expectation would be for the manager to lead on this.

Cases are referred to the FGC service via Children Social Care, either from Looked After Children, Child Protection or Child In Need. Youth Offending or Early Help can also refer into the service. Parenting is offered as a universal service and parents can refer into parenting themselves as well as being referred across the wider service. Management oversight will be provided to the parenting officer that manages the YOS parenting interventions, both voluntary and court directed.

Duties will include;
1. To provide regular one-to-one supervision for staff.
2. To monitor staff performance, allocate work and deal with the day-to-day operational management of the Parenting and FGC Service.
3. To manage a service for parents who receive Parenting Orders from the Court
4. To evaluate the effectiveness of the programmes delivered, in line with best outcomes for children and 'Working Together
5. To establish and monitor effective ways of measuring outcomes for children and families from interventions by the Parenting and FGC teams

Essential experience required:

* Extensive experience of working with parents and Family Group Conferences
* Experience of working across organisational boundaries.
* Experience of working with children and families, including assessments.
* Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team, and providing support within that team.
* Experience of working in ways which empower and encourage participation of families.
* Experience of supporting staff members.
* Experience of working with children with emotional and behavioural difficulties
* Experience of evaluating and reporting on services.
* Experience of directly line managing staff

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.