Family Outreach Worker (Bilingual-Punjabi/Urdu) (With Additional Responsibilities for Perinatal Mental Health) – Halifax

Looking for the chance to improve the lives of children and families in Calderdale?
Then this is how you could do it . . .

FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER (Bilingual-Punjabi/Urdu)
(With Additional Responsibilities for Perinatal Mental Health)
37.5 hpw – Salary £18,305.64 per annum
Central – Jubilee Children’s Centre

An exciting new opportunity for progression has arisen to support families identified at risk of perinatal mental health issues.

The role will include both casework and group facilitation with identified families and will comprise of baby massage and group work. It will involve close working with health professionals.

You will need:
 Some experience of working with children, young people and their families
 GCSE or equivalent qualification in Maths and English
 An ability to build and maintain relationships with multi-agency colleagues
 A non-judgemental, patient and sensitive approach to families under stress
 A willingness to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, which will involve weekend / evening work
 The ability to work from other Children’s Centres within Central Calderdale area
 A full driving license and the use of a car for work

We offer opportunities for ongoing professional development and further training.
Halifax Opportunities Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and providing equal opportunities in employment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Closing date for applications is Friday 25th January 2019

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact
Penny Wilson on 01422 434971

To apply, please download an application pack and return it completed to

2. Application form – FOW- JCC 3. Family Outreach Worker (additional reponsibilities) – Job Description 4. Family Outreach Worker (with additional responsibilities) – Person Specification 5. Equal Opps form HOT information sheet