Location: Daisy Chain, Calf Fallow Farm, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (fixed term for 12 months)

Salary: £18,360 - £22,440 per annum

"I am passionate about improving the lives of families affected by autism and believe I can make a difference."
Does this sound like you?

Daisy Chain is a well-known and established charity in the Tees Valley specialising in helping families affected by autism. We believe that Daisy Chain makes a demonstrable, significant and sustainable difference to the lives of hundreds of families across the Tees Valley. Working at Daisy Chain gives you the opportunity to make a difference on a daily basis and to the see the positive outcomes that your input can make.

Daisy Chain are looking to appoint a Family Support Leader who will act as a link between Daisy Chain and Stockton Borough Council. The post holder will be part of a multi-agency early help offer and will be responsible for liaising with the early help team to improve the offer to young people with autism.

The post holder will be responsible for providing emotional support and practical help/guidance to families who are affected by autism that access Daisy Chain services. They will also be responsible for signposting and, where appropriate, referring parents to other services and working in partnership with other organisations to provide families with the support that they need.

Due to the nature of this role, the post holder may be required to work during the evening and weekends, including Sundays. This post also requires you to have a clean driving licence and access to transport. 

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 27th October 2017

Assessment Day: Tuesday 7th November 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 14th November 2017 

This position is new to Daisy Chain. We would like the successful candidates to start as soon as possible.   

Completed application forms should be sent to recruitment@daisychainproject.co.uk via email or post to Recruitment, HR Department, Daisy Chain, Calf Fallow Farm, Calf Fallow Lane, Norton, Stockton-On-Tees, TS20 1PF

CVs must be accompanied by a Daisy Chain application form. Applications will not be processed without a Daisy Chain application form.

Family Support Leader Application Form

Family Support Leader Job Description

Daisy Chain Application Form Guidance Notes

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