POST: Crisis Worker – Families Together
SALARY SCALE: £22658
RESPONSIBLE TO: Families Together Manager
LOCATION: 646 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield
An exciting opportunity has arisen to help lead a dynamic and innovative well-established team that works in partnership with the Sheffield Children and Young People’s Service and Multi-Agency Support Teams. Families Together work with some of Sheffield’s most vulnerable families providing high-quality intensive evidence-based interventions (Solution-focussed Brief Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Option 2). Families Together are part of Sheffield’s commitment to working alongside families in a planned, timely and safe way to prevent family breakdown wherever possible. It is based at Project 6(SASS), a voluntary sector agency with a good track record in providing quality therapeutic and training services.
We require a talented and resilient Family Crisis Worker. The successful applicant will offer structured, time-limited therapeutic interventions to families in crisis, which will enable the family to improve their situations and care of the whole family. The main purpose of the project is to keep the family together, keep their children out of care and enable the family to move towards greater autonomy.
We are looking for someone with the following experience and attributes: Positivity; a can-do attitude, versatility and wisdom. You must be highly motivated and be able to work on your own initiative, as well as being an integral part of the team. You will receive line management support and clinical supervision as well as being a valued part of the wider organisation.
Applicants will be expected to have an appropriate and relevant professional qualification (e.g. social work, diploma in counselling etc.) and have at least two years post-qualified experience of working in a social care or health care setting, supporting people in crisis. You will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: 14th of June at 12 noon
Interview Dates: week commencing the 24th of June