SPURGEON�S CHILD CARE by Y7xT503

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									                                  FAMILIES FIRST – ST ANDREWS

                       FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER PERSON SPECIFICATION

Factors                      Essential                                       Desirable

Qualifications               Community Education, Teaching or Child          Current First Aid Certificate
                             Care qualification or equivalent                Basic Food Hygiene
                                                                             Certificate
                             Driving licence                                 Training in Child Protection
Experience/Knowledge         Relevant experience of working with families    Experience of networking
                             in a professional/voluntary capacity            with other agencies/ groups

                             Understanding needs of families with children   Knowledge of local
                             and young people.                               community resources

                             Experience of working with families             Experience of family support
                             individually and/or in a group setting          programmes

                             Experience of co-ordinating /training
                             volunteers and or of being a volunteer
Skills/Abilities             Ability to support and supervise sessional      Observational skills
                             staff/volunteers
                                                                             Record Keeping skills
                             Good organisational skills
                                                                             Assessment skills
                             Good communication skills
                                                                             Public presentation skills
                             Reasonable level of physical fitness

                             Awareness of Health and Safety issues, risk
                             assessments, including Child Protection

                             Reflective practitioner, able to evaluate and
                             develop the service

                             Ability to work on own initiative

                             Computer literate
Personal Qualities           Caring personality

                             Enthusiasm, energy

                             Works well with others as part of a team

                             Interest in personal/professional development

                             Supportive of the Christian ethos of the
                             Project

                             Commitment to Anti Discriminatory Practice

                             Awareness of the issues that affect families,
                             their children and communities

                             Able to use own judgement/common sense

                             Interest in personal/professional development

                             Outgoing friendly personality

                            Flexible approach to working
FFSA Family Support Worker Dec 2011 MC

								
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