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Family Support Worker

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £13 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 Month +

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a Family Support Worker to join the team for the local authority in Worcestershire. You will be required to work with a caseload of complex families who require a multi-agency approach to provide comprehensive, pro-active and intensive support packages which promote, strengthen and develop the potential of families enabling them to live successfully in their community. Successful candidates must have appropriate social care training e.g. Mental Capacity Act 2005, Safeguarding, child protection and an up to date enhanced DBS.
This is a full-time role. Working Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:30 and it is on a monthly rolling contract basis, with the initial contract ending 30/03/2020. A total of 36 hours per week, at a rate of £13 per hour.
It is essential you have a:
  • Working knowledge of child protection procedures and policies.
  • Knowledge of Children Act 1989/ 2004.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the range of interventions that are effective in working with families.
  • Demonstrable ability to work assertively and in partnership with children and families.
  • Demonstrable ability to work collaboratively with other agencies and professionals.
  • Good assessment, analysis, planning and intervention skills in work with families.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative with effective supervision.
  • Proven ability to motivate self and others to achieve change.
If you think you’d be great in this role, get in touch now!