We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Coordinator Individual and Family Support

Closing date: 08/10/2023

Reference: REQ104947

Internal Only

37 hours / Fixed-Term

34,723 - 36,298 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Only current employees may apply for this job.

We are looking to recruit a Co-ordinator Individual and Family Support to join our Parenting and Family Support Team on a temporary, full-time basis. The post is advertised as a secondment opportunity.

The postholder will coordinate a ‘Whole Family’ approach and proactively develop multi-agency coordination of service provision to individuals and families within an Early Intervention context. The postholder will also be responsible for coordinating and supervising a multi-agency team of staff who will take lead professional responsibility for children, young people and their families.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • be responsible for coordinating appropriate services for children, young people and their families;
  • provide regular oversight of progress of family action plans;
  • liaise with relevant specialist health and education services to access resources and specialist services, and if appropriate, to assist with transfer to relevant specialist support where complex factors arise;
  • providing supervision to staff within the Parenting and Family Support Team.

      We are looking to recruit an individual with:

      • Excellent negotiation and communication skills to effectively engage with service users, families and partner agencies.
      • The ability to supervise staff and volunteers.
      • The ability to manage difficult situations and support service users who may be anxious and distressed at times.
      • The ability to work in an inclusive way to promote equality and support an individual to meet their potential.

        Due to the requirements of the role the successful candidate must have a level of Welsh fluency on appointment. Please see the person specification for the further details. Information on learning or improving the Welsh language can be found here.

        Our offer to you

        We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

        In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working, competitive annual leave allowance, enhanced family benefits, lifestyle savings and employee health and wellbeing packages.

        More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found here.

        Job Description and Person Specification

        For further information please contact: Mari Jefferis: Mari.Jefferis@Ceredigion.gov.uk or 07971951593.

        Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

        Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk is a key priority for us. We aim to support children, young people and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be and acknowledge they have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

        What we offer

        Work-life balance

        Lifestyle savings scheme

        Generous employer pension scheme

        Cycle to work scheme

        Learning and development

        Where you'll work

        Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

        We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include: