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Part-time Family Support Officer, Thanet

Based at Green Banks, Margate 

Permanent contract, 16 hours per week, with the possibility of a flexible working pattern

Wage: £9.00 – £9.50 per hour, depending on skills and experience

25 days holiday (pro rata) per year, plus 8 English Bank Holidays

Us: As a charity, our mission is to improve the lives of disabled children, young people and their families across East Kent, using our specialist knowledge and experience as parents, carers and service users.

You: Will support parents of disabled children and young people on issues relating to their child(ren)’s disability(s) that affect their lives, signposting or referring on as necessary.  In addition, working with our Family Support Officer for Swale, you will organise and deliver a programme of events, activities and days out for families, and develop an ongoing programme of workshops and training to meet parents’ needs. You will work primarily in Thanet, but could be asked to work further afield in East Kent on occasion.

You will have previous experience of working with disability, a good knowledge of the issues facing families with disabled children, and knowledge of the services available to support them.  You will be able to deliver or facilitate workshops, either through previous experience or following training.  You will have good organisational skills, be able to manage your own caseload and will use your knowledge of the East Kent community when organising activities, events and days out for families.

We particularly welcome applications from parents of disabled children and offer flexible working according to the demands of the role.  We provide a workplace pensions and 25 days (pro-rata) paid annual leave per year, plus English Bank Holidays.

Please note: this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Download the job description and person specification here

Download the application form here and return to:

Closing date: Thursday 22nd December 2016

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 5th January 2017

For further information or to discuss the role please phone 01843 446030 or e-mail