Family Support Worker – Integrated Family Support Service

Closing Date:
July 28, 2017



The Family Support Team is seeking to recruit a Family Support Worker who will specialise in working with children who are involved with the Youth Justice System.

About Us:

The Integrated Family Support Services (IFSS) is delivered jointly in partnership between Newport Children’s Services and Barnardo’s.  The aim of the IFSS is to provide multi-agency, evidence based interventions that integrate seamlessly for children, young people and their families.  The Institute of Public Care (IPC) in their evaluation of the IFSS April 2016 described the Family Support Services as “one of the most impressive overall models to be evaluated by the IPC to date”.

Job Role:

You will be providing support to young people and their families using a range of restorative approaches.  To undertake this role you will need to have direct experience of undertaking family support work with children and parents.  You will be required to provide holistic support to families around routines and boundaries, behaviour management, CSE, domestic abuse and parenting by building on families’ strengths and working with achievable goals.   Please ensure you evidence your ability to undertake these skills within your application form.

Full Job Description available for download here: Barnardos JD CYM334a_f1

Job Description – Welsh version download here: Barnardos JD Welsh CYM334a_f2

Additional Information:

Reference Number:  CYM334a

Fixed Term:  31 March 2018

You will be based at Old Brynglas Hostel, Newport working with families across Newport.

You will need to have willingness to work flexibly including, evenings weekends and public holidays.

Interview date:  10 August 2017

To Apply:

For further information and to apply, please visit  searching for reference CYM334a

Closing date:  28 July 2017