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JOB VACANCY: Soundabout – Family Support Coordinator

August 5, 2022

Post Title: Family Support Coordinator
Salary: £30,000 p/a
Tenure: Fixed term contract for an initial 22 months, with 3-month probation period, FT 35 Hours a
Based at: Home working, with 1 day a month in person (exact location TBC)
Responsible to: Director of Programmes

The Role
The role of the Family Support Co-ordinator is to build the knowledge, skills and confidence of families with profoundly disabled children to interact musically with their child to benefit their development, personal and social interactions and build family resilience, enhancing wellbeing and reducing isolation for parents/carers. A key part of the role will be to measure the longitudinal progress and development of children and young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities supported by Soundabout, to help the charity develop and improve our practice to ensure the best outcomes.
The role is also the first point of contact for families when enquiring about Soundabout, sharing ideas for opportunities to engage with our services and offering additional support to our families as and when needed, trouble-shooting any access or other issues or concerns.
The post holder must be willing to lead on our Safeguarding agenda (either through pre-existing experience or by attending appropriate training).

Full job details: Soundabout Family Support Coordinator Job description

Work With Us

How to apply
To apply please email your CV and a supporting statement which outlines your suitability for the role to info@soundabout.org.uk with the header “Family Support Coordinator” and submit the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
Applicants should structure their supporting statement by addressing each of the points listed under the person specification to be considered. It would also be acceptable should you prefer to apply using a visual presentation, video or audio recording. Applications without any supporting statement will be discarded.
Closing date for applications: 25th August at 23.30. Interviews will take place on Friday 2nd September 2022 on Zoom or potentially in person in Oxfordshire.
Soundabout is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and and enhanced DBS will be required.

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