Job Opportunity with Home-Start

Do you have experience of working with families in the local community?

          Do you have a warm, approachable manner and a non-judgemental attitude?

          Do you have experience of supporting others to make positive change?

Do you have a positive and flexible approach to work?

Are you well organised and a good team player?

Could you be our new Family Support Project Worker?

At Home-Start IOW things look a bit different at the moment. We have adapted our usual face to face approach to be able to continue to offer families the support they need during this very challenging time.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Family Support Worker with a can do attitude to join our small team for 6 months.

This post is funded by The National Lottery as part of the Covid-19 Emergency Fund

We need someone with the skills and experience to be able to hold a caseload of families, some facing complex challenges and support them to address their difficulties and work together to achieve positive outcomes for the whole family

Whilst Government restrictions are in place the support will happen via telephone and video call. The person we are looking for will embrace this way of working and help us to develop new ideas. As guidance changes over the coming weeks the role is likely to also involve home visiting.

Applicants will be required to have the use of their own car, for which expenses are paid.

This role is 20 hours per week (working days to be discussed)

Salary actual £5480 (£10.54 per hour scp 9)

We anticipate a start date of 1st August 2020

Closing date for applications 16th June, Interviews to be held on 29th & 30th June

An appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. 

Home-Start Isle of Wight is committed to safe recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults. Home-Start Isle of Wight is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. 

Please contact for an application pack

As we are all home working at the moment please contact us by email if you have any questions about the role or our organisation and we will arrange to contact you by telephone.

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