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Family Support Worker

  • Location:

    County Durham

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Akton Recruitment are working with the Local Authorities to fill a contract position for an experienced Family Support Worker. This role is initially an ongoing, fulltime contract and is paying £11PH.

The role is based within a Children and Families Assessment and Safeguarding Team. You will be acting in support of the social workers in undertaking 1:1 work, which includes;

  • Supervised contacts
  • Supporting families with parenting work which contributes towards assessments
  • Life story work
  • Supporting children with appointments and other activities

This role does involve direct work with children and their families. Outside of this the role will be working remotely. Agency staff are entitled to receive the COVID vaccine through the Local Authorities.


  • 1 Year minimum experience as a family support working, ideally within families, assessment and safeguarding teams.
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Available to start in February

If you do not have the required experience as a family support worker, your application will NOT be considered.