Family Support Worker - Thanet

  • £24,400 per annum
  • Margate, Kent
  • Porchlight

Closing date: 21st February 2020

Interview date: 3rd March 2020

About us: Porchlight is a charity supporting people who are homeless, vulnerable and isolated. At Porchlight, we are passionate about helping vulnerable people to reach their full potential. We strive for a fairer society where vulnerable people find stability, the most excluded are included, and where homelessness and poverty are things of the past.

The role: This role is in our family support team. You will provide practical and emotional support to families in Thanet, helping them to overcome any difficulties they are facing. A big part of this role is helping young people become more resilient to challenges in their lives so they can achieve their full potential - whether that's in school, work or everyday life. By helping families to work on their strengths and address their needs, we give everyone the opportunity to become an active and productive member of their community.

The role requires

-Good communication and people skills, especially with younger people

-Experience of working with families

-Experience of motivational interviewing

-A full driving licence and access to a car (subject to the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and Equality Act 2010)

Benefits: As a member of the Porchlight team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

-free life insurance

-flexible working hours

-25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30 days after 5 years service) pro rata

-Porchlight pension scheme

To apply, please visit where you can complete an online application form

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: PL906