Family Support Worker

Ups and Downs Southwest

Family Support Worker

Hours: 16 Hours per week

Salary: £11,606 (£13.95 per hour)

Closing Date: Friday 17th December 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 5th January 2022

The Charity

Ups and Downs Southwest is a Down Syndrome Support charity working with children, families, and professionals across the South West. We carry out direct family support work and offer training packages to professionals from the health, education, and social care sectors. With over 20 years’ experience, we are the ‘go to’ service for all families, professionals and all those involved in the care and education of children and young people who have Down Syndrome.

The Position

The Family Support Worker will play a key role in the support offered to families. Engaging with families from birth, offering information, advice, and support to help them meet the developmental and care needs of their child or young person who has Down Syndrome.

The Location

The successful applicant will be joining the small but busy team based in Westonzoyland which is just 4 miles outside the town of Bridgwater.

The successful applicant will be expected to travel to across Somerset, North Somerset, and Dorset on occasions to work with families. Full travel expenses paid.

For an application pack please visit to access a direct download.

For further details please contact Joanna Thorn, Director on 01278 691100.

Closing date for applications is midnight Friday 17th December 2021

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £13.95 ph
  • Job Category
    Health / Social care
Job Location