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Barnardos

Family Practitioner

Job Type

Permanent (Fixed term funded post)

Region

Cardiff

Salary

Location

£27,300 - £30,225 (Full Time Equivalent)

Posted Date

3 November 2023

Barnardo's Cymru, Cardiff

Closing Date

10 November 2023

Aim of the Service

The aim of the Cardiff Family Wellbeing Service is to deliver evidence-based, appropriate support, interventions and therapies for children, young people and adults as individuals and as whole family groups, who are in need in relation to their emotional and mental health and wellbeing. We hope to help people and families improve their relationships, are better able to cope and have improved wellbeing outcomes and safer family functioning.

The Service comprises of a number of elements inclusive of:

Access to counselling for parents/carers with low level mental health needs
Access to one-to-one support, Art Therapy, Drama Therapy, Play therapy or counselling for children and young people
1:1 and group work programmes Interventions which help families to address issues around whole family functioning, including families who are particularly affected by bereavement, trauma and loss, including family breakdown
Job Role

The Family Practitioner, will work flexibly as part of the team delivering 1:1 and group work activities, providing professional support and intervention to children, young people and their families practicing within Barnardo's policies and procedures.

You will have:

knowledge and experience of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Experience of planning, evaluating and undertaking individual and group work interventions with children, young people, adults and families
Experience undertaking assessments, including risk assessments
Experience working cooperatively with a range of agencies
Experience of advising and developing pathways required to reinforce sustainable long term improvements of the person
Experience of keeping accurate records and reports
You must demonstrate in your application that you currently use the skills outlined below, and in the Job Description/Person Specifications, or have used them previously in employment, education, training, volunteering etc.

Additional Information:

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to funding, currently up until 31st March 2024, beyond this should funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

Flexibility

Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.

Flexibility
Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.

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Job documents

Project Worker 2 - Job Description & Person Profile

Information Sheet for Applicants Applying for Positions Working with Children and Vulnerable Adults

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Updated Version July 2021

Information Sheet for Applicants Applying for Positions Working with Children and Vulnerable Adults

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Updated Version July 2021

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