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Family Support Worker

  • Location:

    Brent

  • Sector:

    Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £17.27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    5194736_1640259950

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-22

  • Startdate:

    01/01/2022

Main Roles
* To offer a range of services via home visits, groups or signposting to support families identified by the children's centre's integrated teams within the teams reach area and within a time limited framework.
* Provide preventative and early intervention services to families with children 0-4yrs who are experiencing challenging situations/circumstances.
* To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the centre.
* To support parents with issues around: attachment, low self esteem, bereavement, emotional well being and others affecting families.
* Delivering support and services addressing parenting skills and managing children's behaviour.
* Contributing to the Common assessment framework and on occasion fulfilling the lead professional role.
Qualifications
* NVQ level 3 in Health and Social care, working with Children and Young people or equivalent.
Experience
* Experience working with parents and children, including those with special needs.
* Experience of applying child development, including emotional development knowledge.
* Experience of Home visiting and facilitating group work.
* Experience of working within diverse communities.