Family Rights Group - Adviser and Advocate
We are now recruiting an Adviser and Advocate. The principal purpose of the job is to provide advice and advocacy services to families who are involved with children’s social care services.
Established in 1974, Family Rights Group is the charity whose aims are to enable children to be raised safely and thrive within their family and community and to strengthen the positive family and community support networks of young people who cannot live with their parents.
For many families, becoming involved with social care services is a difficult and distressing experience. You will work with families who are seeking help from children’s social care services; families who are subject to child protection procedures; and families whose children are in local authority care or placed for adoption.
The principal purpose of the job is to provide advice and advocacy services to families who are involved with children’s social care services.
As an adviser you will give telephone and written advice to families who are involved with children’s social care services on all aspects of child care law and local authority practice.
You will assist with the development and running of the service, including promoting the service to the most disadvantaged families.
You will be qualified as a lawyer or social worker with experience of children and families work. Alternatively, you will have extensive experience that has led to an equivalent level of expertise in advising families. You will have experience of advice and advocacy work.
Location: Dalston, London
Salary: NJC scale PO2 £30,785 to £33,437 plus £3,650 ILW + 5% pension
Hours: Part time 28 hours (4 days) per week
Closing date for applications: 10th September 2018 at 12 noon
Equal opportunities monitoring form which must be completed and sent with the application pack
Applications should be sent to:
Louise Craggs-Tripp, Family Rights Group, The Print House, 18 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL or be emailed to email@example.com.