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May 11, 2021

Senior Perinatal Coordinator

22.2 hours per week

31,310 – 33,735 per annum pro rata

Family Action is offering an exciting opportunity to work within our highly regarded Bradford Perinatal Support Service. We are looking for a Senior Perinatal Coordinator, to support women and their families who are at risk of developing mental health issues in the perinatal period. The service is an early intervention, low intensity service for those with low level (mild to moderate) mental health issues.

This is a Better Start Bradford project. Better Start Bradford is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund to help children in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton get the best start in life. They provide more than 20 projects for pregnant women and families with children aged under four. The projects will help to improve children’s emotional, and social development, communication and language development and nutrition. More information about Better Start Bradford can be found at www.betterstartbradford.org.uk

Your contribution

As Senior Perinatal Coordinator you will hold a pro rata case load and take the lead role on pairing families to staff and volunteers and oversight of group work delivery. You will oversee these pairings, providing guidance and reflective supervision, whilst working closely with the service manager to ensure quality standards are maintained. The successful candidate will be required to work in the community, so regular travel will be required.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced family worker with supervisory or leadership experience and excellent interpersonal skills. You must have an understanding of how mental health issues can affect relationships in a family setting and its impact on an infant. In addition, you need to have experience of working with volunteers.

We can offer you:

· A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme

· Career development opportunities

· A full induction and ongoing quality training

· The opportunity to become part of FA initiatives

· Flexible working hours

· Managed workloads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

Family Action are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in all that we do and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, because we are committed to increasing representation of these groups at Family Action. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel costs if you attend an interview.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

For an application pack and further information, please visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact: gemma.smith@family-action.org.uk

Job Description and Person Specification

Please email completed applications to: completed.application4@family-action.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 4th June

Interview date: Monday 14th June

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