Family Link Coordinator job in Heywood
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Eyears LTD are currently recruiting for an exciting position that has become avaiable on a temporary basis in Heywood.
The Family Link Coordinator will provide family support including practical and emotional support to families who have children with complex health care needs and who are struggling to manage numerous health appointments. The role works alongside the health professionals involved with the families to develop an individualised support plan following a holistic integrated assessment. This also includes Early Help Assessments.
As a Family Link Coordinator you will also offer advocacy to ensure the parents and children’s voices are heard whatever their communication needs and will identify and address cross organisational challenges. As a Family Link Coordinator you will oversee a cohort of volunteers who offer lower level support to families of children with complex needs, as well as those facing transition to adult services.
As a Family Link Coordinator you will work closely with the Operational Manager and all agencies involved with the families across health, education, social care and voluntary sector. This will also include links with adult services where either there are requirements for transition planning to adult services or where the parents are receiving adult service support.
To be successful in this role you will need a Level 3 qualification or above in Health and Social Care, Early Years, Social Work, Counselling or equivalent. You must be pro-active, have a great eye for detail, excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently, strong communication skills and experience of working with children who have complex health care needs and their families. You must be passionate and sensitive about effecting change, and empowering families. You will need to evidence your commitment to our values which are Can Do, Excellence, People Focused and showing Mutual Respect.
If you are interested in this role and would like to apply then please send your CV to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eyears LTD is an employment business working on behalf of a client. You will be required to have a DBS and will also be subject to relevant safeguarding checks.
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