One of the many benefits of being a member of the national Family Group Conference Network is that you can advertise any jobs / vacancies which are coming up in your family group conference service.
Independent Experienced Family Group Conference Co-ordinators
SERVICE AREA: Children Social Care and Learning Directorate
CONTRACT TYPE: Casual Worker
SALARY: (£18.75 per hour + additional expenses for mileage, travel etc)
RESPONSIBLE TO: Family Group Conference Service Manager
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To support and facilitate children, family members and professionals from a variety of agencies to attend and participate in a Family Group Conference in order to devise a safe sustainable agreed plan to enable the child/young person to remain safely within their family care.
The Family Group Conference Service has been established in Buckinghamshire County Council since 2007 and is a valued and embedded service, which works collaboratively with key partners, children, family and extended family members to achieve the best outcomes and sustainable solutions for the children, young people and families we were set up to serve, in line with the Children Act 1989. The FGC Service works creatively to ensure that the child’s voice is pivotal to the decision making process that have an impact on their lives and indeed those of their family within a variety of settings including Early Intervention, Child Protection, Children in Care, Contact, Domestic Abuse, Alcohol and Drug Misuse, Foster Breakdown, Children as Young Carers etc.,
The Family Group Conference Service prides itself on its high practice standards and the expertise of the Independent Family Group Conference Co-ordinator Team, who are the Ambassadors and indeed Champions of the Service, promoting best practice, collaborative working, positive, safe and sustainable outcomes for children and their families. The Service undertakes Advocacy in Child Protection Conferences and Mediatory processes where parental conflict and separation is evidenced as having an impact on their children’s development, mental health and well-being.
Contact details for informal discussions please contact: Karen Brown, Family Group Conference Manager on 01296 382968.
Interviews will be held on: Friday 28 September 2018.
To review the post and apply please visit: http://jobs.buckscc.gov.uk/job-search/details/100000088101