Banner Default Image
Back to job search

Family Support Worker

  • Location:

    Dudley

  • Sector:

    Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.50 per day

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TG2_1635429475

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-27

  • Startdate:

    22/11/22

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity come available in the Dudley area for 4 family support workers to join the Children and Families Safeguarding and support team.
Main Roles
* Work alongside social workers to contribute to high quality assessments to support and safeguard children and young people
* Work alongside social workers to progress the Care in Need Plans and Child Protection Plans
* Proactively engage and support the most vulnerable, distressed, and challenging children, young people and so that we fully understand their day to day lived experience and take account of their wishes and feelings.
* Work in partnership with families, providing advice and support to strengthen their parenting and promote the safety and 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.
Qualifications
* UK Driving license (with use of own vehicle)
* Professional qualification relevant to work with children and families at NVQ level 3 or above
* Literacy, English, Writing and Numeracy Level 3 or above

Experience
* Working with children, young people, and families at risk of statutory intervention.
* Working with families with multiple and complex interrelated problems.
* Experience of delivery of evidence based parenting programmes or interventions or a willingness to undertake training to deliver these.
* Experience of carrying out risk and needs assessment and the development, coordination, implementation, monitoring and review of Family support plans

We would like to hear from you if you feel this is the correct role for you.