LBHF Family Group Conference Lead
Borough: Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
Job category: Children's Services
Contract type: Permanent
FTE: Part Time
Salary: £31,200 - £42,200 per annum
Location: London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
The candidate would act as a point of contact for Social workers, Practice Managers, Team Managers and FGC Providers to maintain and develop the current level of service provision. Key areas of work: Support and Receive Referrals, Liaise with FGC Providers, Track progress of FGCs, Review and Provide Data as well as Promote the use of FGCs. Key aims of the FGC Service is to prevent Children and Young People from entering Care, Reduce the number of Care Proceedings and Identify potential Connected Persons as Carers. The role will also involve liaising with FGC Leads across the boroughs of RBKC and WCC and will be supervised by the Primary FGC Lead based in RBKC.
The candidate must demonstrate a solid knowledge of the principles and practice of the FGC model of working. The candidate must have completed accreditated FGC Coordinator training, have experience of preparing and attending Children and Families FGCs either as a social worker or a FGC Coordinator and ideally some Project/ Practice management experience. Children and Families Social Work qualification is required.
Who are we talking to?
The candidate is likely to be managing a FGC service or have extensive experience of facilitating complex FGCs or working as a Children and Families Social Worker/ Practice Manager with prior experience of facilitating FGCs or managing a FGC service.
The LBHF FGC Service is well established and busy working with complex and diverse cases, challenging anyone's FGC skill set and Children and Family social work knowledge. This post has become available as part of the development of the FGC Service across the boroughs of the LBHF, WCC and RBKC .
For further information or enquiries about this post please contact: Ruth Bennett, Primary FGC Lead across the boroughs of RBKC, WCC and the LBHF Ruth.Bennett@rbkc.gov.uk.
View job description and person specification: https://jobs.westminster.gov.uk/intrane ... _preview=Y
Closing date: 27th November 2015
Interview Dates: 3rd and 4th December 2015
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