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Family Support Worker

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    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £13 per hour

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    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for 4 Family Support Workers to join Dudley MBC to be based at their various Family Centres.
Duties include:
Carrying out high quality Early Help assessments, develop and implement high quality Early Help Family Support plans.
Working in partnership with families to ensure that they are provided with the right support at the right time to promote the welfare of children and young people living within the family.
Reducing the risk of abuse and neglect and the need for statutory social care intervention.
Proactively engage and support the most vulnerable and challenging children, young people and their families to strengthen the family and improve their outcomes, develop their resilience and reduce dependency upon specialist services.
Delivering a 'Think Family' approach ensuring that all services working with the family are coordinated and work effectively together whilst maintaining a focus upon the safety and wellbeing of the children and young people.
Implementing, monitoring and reviewing family support intervention plans, including the delivery of evidence based parenting programmes, activities and group work sessions to strengthen family resilience.
Enabling the development of positive strategies to enable families to gain and maintain independence and control over all aspects of their lives and contribute positively within the community.
Working assertively with families with complex often interrelated problems including reducing truancy and school exclusion, improving under attainment and aspiration through education, learning and employment, reducing antisocial behaviour and crime, improving health and developing a healthy lifestyle, maintaining and sustaining tenancies.
Contributing to high quality assessments to secure the best outcomes for children and young people.
Working alongside social workers to implement the Care plan when statutory intervention is required.
Ensuring that all children, young people and vulnerable adults are adequately protected in line with Dudley Safeguarding Children and Adult Board reporting procedures.
This is a full-time contract-based role working Monday - Friday, 09:00 -17:00, paying a rate of £13 per hour. The initial contract for this role is 3 months with a view to extend. If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!