Family Support Workers

Post:                           Family Support Workers
Location:                    North East England (1 post) and North West England (1 post)

Salary:                        £ 13,500     

21 hrs per week, to be worked flexibly by agreement, mostly Monday-Friday

Royal Society for Blind Children is recruiting a Family Support Worker in each of the following regions:

  • North East
  • North West.

Our Family Support Workers offer practical support to families with VI children. With outstanding communication skills and the ability to manage caseloads, our Family Support Workers deliver the services through a range of activities such as home visits and telephone support.  Alongside developing relationships with a wide range of external and internal stakeholders you will source referrals and reach families who are most likely to benefit from the service ensuring they can access any information they may need.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience of supporting families, be highly motivated and able to communicate effectively with families and vision impaired children. In addition, they will be skilled at networking with other services and professionals, and have competent IT skills including Excel.  If you are you able to deliver high quality support and exceptional services to our families then we want to hear from you.

Due to the nature of this position, the ability to travel within either the North East or the North West - and occasionally to our London office - is essential.

Please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates your suitability (paying particular attention to the JD) to Please state clearly which post you are applying for.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9 a.m. Monday 29 October 2018.

You can call us between 9am-5pm Monday - Friday on 020 3198 0225. Prefer us to call you?