Would you like to work for us?
In this section you will be able to have a look at any job or volunteering opportunities we have available at Parenting NI.
Parenting NI currently has a vacancy for a Parenting Support Officer for our Information and Support Line.
Parenting Support Officer
Parenting NI requires a Parenting Support Officer to provide support to service users such as parents and practitioners accessing the freephone Information and Support Line number.
Based in Parenting NI’s Head Office in Belfast, the post holder will have responsibility for assessing need and referring or signposting service users into the most appropriate service within Parenting NI or to an appropriate external agency. There may also be an opportunity to provide home based family support in the Belfast Trust area.
Essential Criteria Includes:
- Level 3 qualification in any of the following relevant disciplines: Work with Children and Families/Family Support, Early Years/Childhood Studies, Social Work directly relating to Child and Family Work, Working with Parents
- A minimum of 1 year’s employment (within the last 2 years) working directly with parents/carers, children and families
- Proven experience of facilitating parenting groups, programmes or workshops
Hours: 11 hours per week (Wednesday and Thursday, 9.30am to 3.30pm) (additional 5 hours per week for home visiting role, if available – day negotiable)
Grade: NJC Scale 5 scp 14
Salary: £6,978.40 per annum (£23,484 FTE)
Contract: Fixed term contract to 31st March 2025 (Home visiting role, if available, is funded to 31st March 2024)
Closing date for applications: 12noon on Monday 25th September 2023
Interviews will take place in Belfast on Tuesday 3rd October 2023