Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 10 countries worldwide. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Community Family Support Worker to work as part of our Oasis Hub South Grimsby team, to engage and work with parents/carers, supporting them to access Hub activities, develop their personal and parenting skills, knowledge and aspirations.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Work with Parents/Carers and hard to reach families, supporting them to build their own health/wellbeing and to meet the health, wellbeing and safety of their children.
  • Develop programs supporting our community such as zero waste programme.
  • Develop relationship and support the community as they access for emergency hardship. Ensure families have the skill and knowledge to not have to be reliant on emergency support.
  • Develop a volunteer–led peer support service and drop-in sessions.
  • Support families in developing partnerships with local professionals.

The successful post holder must have:

  • A relevant professional qualification in Family Support & Community Work (Level 3 or above) or able to demonstrate qualification by experience.
  • Successful experience of working with parents/carers and complex families.
  • The ability to deal with private information and sensitive issues with a calm and confident approach in difficult situations.
  • Ability to function in diverse settings and with a wide range of professional agencies.
  • Be self-motivated, resilient, with excellent organisational/administrative and interpersonal skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing national organisation, making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of young people. As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, currently offering 7% employer contribution
  • A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays)

If you are interested in this position, please email your most recent CV and covering letter to recruitment@oasisuk.org.  In your covering letter, please answer the following questions:

  1. Expand on your CV to explain how your skills and experience meets the Job Description. Give specific examples.
  2. What personal attributes does a person need to do well as a Community Family Support Worker?
  3. How do you see the Oasis ethos and 9 Habits being displayed in this role?

Completed applications should be returned by 9am on Friday 6th October 2023. Interviews will take place in Grimsby on Thursday 12th or Friday 13th October .

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. 

Applicants must be able to prove their right to work in the UK. Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.



SALARY:  £10,429 p.a.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1026487