Role: Personal Family Support Worker
Location: Episkopi, Cyprus
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 30 days Annual Leave (increasing to 35 days with length of service) + Bank Holidays. Life Assurance x2, Employee Discount Scheme
Polaris Children’s Services is part of the Polaris Community of companies and delivers statutory and non-statutory social care services the UK and to military communities overseas.
Since 2014 we have provided social work services to the Ministry of Defence in Germany and in October 2019 expanded our overseas work with the British military and associated civilian personnel and their families across Europe, Canada, Kenya, Belize and the United States of America and Saudi Arabia.
From 1st July 2020 we expanded our services to include the British Forces Social Work Service in Cyprus and the South Atlantic Islands.
While all under the management of Polaris Children’s Services we are proud to have developed our own BFSWS brand with specific identities for each service within our community of military social work services.
An opportunity has arisen in the Polaris Children Services, British Forces Social Work team in Cyprus for a full time Personal and Family Support worker.
About the Role
Working for Polaris Children’s Service is all about making a positive difference to the personnel within the military community. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work within a military environment. You will ideally have practical experience of working within an Adult and/or children and family setting, supported by excellent interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills.
Experience in supporting people with a range of needs from debt management to short tour reports,
Isolation, relationship support. Full details found in the job description.
If you have excellent organisational skills, are able to meet deadlines, have excellent communications skills, and have an understanding of military life, then this is the ideal role for you.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE: but not exhaustive
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of duties and you may be asked to undertake such other duties that are required commensurate with the role. As outlined in the job description
Polaris Children’s Services is committed to equality in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunities employer. We have also been awarded Disability Confident Employer status by the Jobcentre plus. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position.