Children and Families Officer
Salary £23,000 – £27,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience
Part-time position, 28 hours (4 days) per week
Closing date: 9am, Monday 27th January
Interview date: Tuesday 4th February
UK charity Children’s Liver Disease Foundation takes action against the effects of childhood liver disease, providing information, emotional support, research funds and a voice for all affected.
CLDF is looking for an experienced practitioner to join our Support Team as a Children and Families Officer to provide an innovative, unique child and family support service.
As a key part of the Support team the Children and Families Officer will deliver family projects, resources and services including leaflet development, on-line information resources, themed projects and developing and delivering events and residentials.
The Children and Families Officer will undertake travel to hospitals and introduce themselves and CLDF to families, starting the development of their relationship with CLDF and building upon existing relationships. Providing improved outcomes for children and siblings affected by liver disease is at the heart of this service, as is ensuring that families can access support and advice relating to the educational needs of the children affected.
The Children and Families Officer will provide emotional support to families of a child with a liver disease, empowering them to take control of their lives, cope with chronic illness and signpost them to appropriate services looking at the family from a holistic viewpoint.
If you have the required skill set, want a job that makes a real difference and are hardworking, tenacious and outgoing, we’re interested to hear from you.
Weekend working away from home supporting the residential/events programme (5/6 times per year) and travelling nationwide will be required. The post is supported by Children in Need funding.
This a permanent, part-time 4 days (28 hours) per week post.
Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) check will be undertaken.
To apply, please view the full job description (see below) then download and complete the application form (see below) and return it with a covering letter/e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you should need any further information, please call 0121 212 6009.
Closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 27th January.
Interviews for the post will take place on Tuesday 4th February at our offices in Birmingham city centre, a 5-10 minute walk from Snow Hill and New Street stations.