Parenting Support Service Officer x2

Bristol City Council
BG8 £26,873 - £28,770 pro-rata
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 3 December, 2023 - 23:45
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Contract Details: 
Full Time, Fixed Term until 31st March 2025, Part Time 22 hours per week, Fixed Term for 12 months
Details of Role: 

As part of the development of Family Hubs in Bristol we are looking for 2 energetic and self-motivated individuals with strong administration and organisational skills, to join our Parenting Service working across Childrens Centres and Families in Focus 
The Parenting Support Service delivers a wide range of parenting courses to parents and carers across the city, and we are now expanding this service to include our Childrens Centre offer across the city as part of our Family Hub programme.
You will lead in administrating and developing systems to support the planning and evaluation of City-wide Parenting Services and will be confident in the use of EXCEL, inputting and producing data.
You will have responsibility for the taking of referrals into the service, dealing with enquiries from various stakeholders, including users of our services.
The role will also include supporting referrals into the Supporting Inter - Parental Conflict project (SIPCo). This project aims to help parents learn how to manage stress, communicate better and reduce the amount of conflict between them.
If you want to join a team that is making a positive impact through provision of services for Bristol families, then we want to hear from you.
Please note that this role is available for job share.
Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
Why Bristol City Council?
At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.
Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How to Apply: 

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please click here to apply.
To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet these criteria.
For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract with Bristol City Council, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.
For more information or for an informal discussion, please contact Lucy Hudd , or Lucy Watkins
At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. Appointments will be made on merit.

Contact Person: 
Lucy Hudd or Lucy Watkins
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