Cardiff Council Jobs – HOME LIAISON OFFICER

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Job Description:

Parents First is the psychology-led parenting service within Cardiff Parenting 0-18. Cardiff Parenting 0-18 is part of Cardiff Council’s Early Help Services, available to all families living across Cardiff with a child or young person under 18. Cardiff Parenting 0-18 is grant funded by Welsh Government and complements the parenting services offered in Flying Start areas of Cardiff. Within Cardiff Parenting 0-18, both group programmes and individual programmes are available.

Job Responsibilities:

  • A carefully planned induction and regular supervision and support is provided to Home Liaison Officers.
  • The service is in a period of growth and development and excellent CPD opportunities are available.
  • Parents First offers bespoke, individualised parenting support to families, informed by psychology.
  • Parents First is led by Specialist Educational Psychologists who lead, train and supervise the work of Home Liaison Officers.
  • Nurturing and supporting parents’ capacity to understand, and promote, the development, learning, behaviour and well-being of children and young people.
  • Implementing bespoke psychology informed interventions with parents, children and young people formulated with, and supervised by, the Educational Psychologists within the teams.
  • Encouraging positive interactions and secure relationships within families.
  • Managing own workload and maintaining up to date and confidential records of interventions, programmes and casework electronically and drafting reports, which summarise interventions, assessments and evaluations.
  • Delivering group parenting programmes in accordance with the needs of the service.
  • Home Liaison Officers work directly with parents to facilitate change in the areas identified and prioritised by parents themselves.
  • You can learn more about elements of Early Help by visiting the website www.cardifffamilies.co.uk.

Job Requirements:

  • Encouraging positive interactions and secure relationships within families.
  • Managing own workload and maintaining up to date and confidential records of interventions, programmes and casework electronically and drafting reports, which summarise interventions, assessments and evaluations.
  • Nurturing and supporting parents’ capacity to understand, and promote, the development, learning, behaviour and well-being of children and young people.
  • Implementing bespoke psychology informed interventions with parents, children and young people formulated with, and supervised by, the Educational Psychologists within the teams.
  • Delivering group parenting programmes in accordance with the needs of the service.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Parents First is a supportive, innovative, and value driven team with a broad range of knowledge, skills and experience.

Job Details:

Company: Cardiff Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales

Application Deadline: N/A

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