Family Group Conference and Mediation Coordinator
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Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan
Fixed term for 1 year
£11,231 – £12,648 a year – 18 hours 30 minutes per week
£22,462 – £25,296 a year – 37 hours per week
Within this role you will be responsible for facilitating Family Group Conferences and Mediation in safeguarding situations, including where children are at risk of becoming looked after or who may already be looked after and planning for a return home is required. In doing this you will prepare reports for all the relevant care planning and professional meetings, prepare families, children and young people for their Family Group Conference, facilitate individual Family Group Conferences and contribute to the promotion and development of the Family Group Conference service ensuring that he child’s voice is heard throughout the child’s journey.
As a facilitator you will need to; demonstrate a commitment to and experience of working in partnership with vulnerable children, young people and families, skills in engaging families, approachable with strong communication and organisational skills, have a good working knowledge and good understanding of the current Children’s Services agenda and Targeted Services offer to children, young people and families and hold an NVQ 3 and/or qualification in relevant service area (e.g. social care, education, youth service) and/or 3 years’ experience working with vulnerable children, young people and families
You will have good communication skills and experience of working with vulnerable families, children and young people. You will need ability to liaise and work effectively with relevant agencies from several different disciplinary settings. You will work as part of a team and endeavour to support your colleagues and other teams when required. Demonstrate commitment to equal opportunities and to enabling people to achieve their potential. You must have a current valid driving licence or ability to travel throughout the Borough.
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