Family Group Conference Facilitator – Darlington, County Durham

Family Group Conference Facilitator

Darlington, County Durham


Family Group Conference Facilitator (Ref: TBC)

Hours and Pay

£27,852 – £30,151 per annum
Salary Band
£20,001 to £30,000
Post Type
Fixed Term
Hours Per Week
Full time

Job and Application details

Social Care – Children Service
Published Date
Closing Date

We are an established team and provide independent Family Group Conferencing facilitation for families within Darlington Borough Council. You will have experience of working with children and families and will be used to working in partnership with other agencies and are confident in facilitating family led meetings both virtually and in person.

Within Darlington Borough Council, Family Group Conferences (FGCs) are at the heart of our restorative approach to supporting families when there is an identified need for support or safeguarding issues. Family Group Conferences aim to help families develop their own solutions to the difficulties they are facing.

As a children’s service you will be child focussed and develop imaginative and creative ways to support children and young people to participate in their conference ensuring that their wishes and feelings are listened to and acted upon. You will need to be organised, adaptable and flexible to meet the needs of families and the service, and able to prioritise your caseload.

This is a 2 year fixed term post which offers a flexible, blended approach to home and office working.

Additionally other benefits of working for Darlington Council include;
31 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays (32 days with effect from 1.4.23), with option to purchase additional Annual Leave (pro-rata for part time
Generous Pension Scheme
Flexi-time scheme
Generous schemes for Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave
Access to a wide range of training, learning and development
Physiotherapy service
Free confidential counselling service
Great wellbeing offer
Cycle to Work Scheme
Dolphin Centre Fit for Life Discounts
Arriva Employee Travel Club

For our full range of benefits, please see our Total Reward Booklet

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and Children's Barred List check and re-checking from time to time in line with the Council's policy.

For an informal discussion, please contact Brooke Fenwick, Team Manager on 07741757777 Joseph Robb, Service Manager on 07534471243


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