Family Time Worker

Lincolnshire County Council has an exciting position available based in Boston/South Holland for a Family Time Worker. The post is 37 hours a week, which is worked flexibly between the hours of 9am-7pm, dependant on the needs of the service, with some weekend working being required.

Job Category
Social Work Unqualified - Children
G6: 23,791 - 25,991
Job Location(s)
Boston; Lincolnshire
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The Service promotes quality Family Time between children and young people who reside within the care of the local authority, to support the on-going relationship building between the child and their family.

The successful candidates will be required to organise supervise, record and assess child Family Time with the needs and safety of the child as the paramount concern. To work as part of a team, carrying out and developing the duties and responsibilities of this post, liaising with parents/carers and professionals to ensure that Family Time meets the changing needs of children and families that reside within Lincolnshire.

NVQ Level 3 in working with children/young people or equivalent must be held by the applicant along with a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

We are offering a competitive salary of £23,541 - £25,991, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

If this sounds' like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply! If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click the following link: . If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Sarah McCarten a call on 07909 906924.

Interviews will be held on 22nd and 23rd April.


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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