Senior WellFamily Worker

Family Action
15 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Senior WellFamily Plus Service Worker Family Action Hackney WellFamily Plus Service, City and Hackney GBP29,364 - GBP31,884 per annum 37 hours per week Family Action is recruiting for our Hackney WellFamily Plus service in conjunction with City and Hackney CCG. The service has been running since 1996 and is well established in GP practices. The service is GP based. Referrals are mainly received from GPs, so having experience of working with GPs and other social and health professionals would be an advantage. The service provides holistic psychosocial assessments and up to 8 follow up sessions addressing a range of practical and emotional needs. You will be required to liaise closely with a variety of health professionals; you will have excellent holistic assessment and consultation skills and will have undertaken formal training in relation to health, social care, counselling or therapeutic approaches, or has other relevant professional or academic qualifications. In addition, you will be experienced in working with adults and young people with physical and mental health issues. You will have excellent communication skills and experience of safeguarding adults, young people and children. You will have an understanding of Equal Opportunities and the impact of ill health, deprivation and discrimination and you will have a commitment and enthusiasm for improving the lives and opportunities of adults experiencing health problems. We are forward looking, ambitious and with a commitment to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation that 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.