Job type: Permanent
Contracted Hours: 36 Hours
Application deadline: 8 May 2016
Interviews Conducted: W/C 16/05/2016
Start date: ASAP
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Harrow Council's Children and Families Directorate is looking for a dynamic Family Group Conference Manager to join their Access to Resource team. The post holder will report into Access to Resource Team Manager and will be responsible for overseeing, managing and developing the Family Group Conferences service (FGC), in order to deliver a service that contributes to positive outcomes for children, families, agencies and the community.
The post holder will ensure that the service allows families to actively participate in key decisions and plans, and ensuring they are implemented with the best interest of the child at the centre, and improving life changes and outcomes.
The post holder will develop the scope and vision for the service and will ensure that FGC's are used as a positive, preventative or early intervention measure across the directorate. Ensuring that children are safeguarded, welfare is promoted and appropriate risk assessments are carried out in line with statutory legislation and guidance and working in partnership with appropriate agencies will also be a requirement.
In addition, the post holder will ensure an outcome-focused approach that puts children and families at the centre of our services and improve outcomes for children through earlier and more holistic intervention, integrated multidisciplinary delivery, and effective partnership working.
To be successful in this role you would need to have the following skills & experience:
In depth knowledge and understanding of principles and processes of Family Group Conferences