Family Worker job in Chester-Le-Street, County Durham

Family Worker

  • Employer - North East Autism Society
  • Reference number - VN094
  • Sector - Not for profit
  • Department - Charity
  • Location: - Chester-Le-Street, County Durham
  • Salary - £23,985 - £26,118 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Ongoing

Job Description

About you

Are you a friendly and approachable person? Do you strive for the best in everything you do, and think you could make a positive difference to the lives of autistic and/or neurodivergent individuals? If this sounds like you, and you’re seeking a rewarding job role, we are currently recruiting for a Family Worker to join our Family Development staff team. 

Working independently and as part of a team, you will support autistic people and their families across the North East pre, during and post diagnosis. You will need to be able to use your own initiative and you must be people-centred with good communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to build positive, trusting relationships with the families we support. You may be required to travel across the North East area. 

If you think think you could be a good fit for Team NEAS, don't hesitate to apply.

Application Question

In less than 500 words, demonstrate how you meet the person specification. Please include your response in your application. 

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This role is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. As such it will be necessary for a enhanced Disclosure submission to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions. The North East Autism Society’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children, young people and adults across all of our services is reflected in our safer recruitment process.

As a Disability Confident Employer we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for this job vacancy.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and/or vulnerable adults. 

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