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Family Support Worker

  • Location:

    Dudley

  • Sector:

    Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TG5_1635944893

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

  • Startdate:

    15/11/2021

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity come available in the Dudley area for 2 family support workers.
Main Roles
* Holds a family support caseload reflecting the function of the team in accordance with relevant policies, procedures, and legislation
* Undertakes and maintains an up-to date Early Help assessment, Family Support plan and reviews for all allocated families
* Family Support plans are reviewed to determine progress against identified outcomes ensuring that the child's welfare is paramount throughout.
* Ensures that records are up to date, of a high quality and submitted according to appropriate timescales.
Qualifications
* UK Driving license (with use of own vehicle) Business Use Car Insurance and a valid MOT certificate
* 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
* Experience of working with children, young people, and families at risk of statutory intervention
* Experience of 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 working in a multi-agency setting/environment.

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