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Family Support Worker

  • Location:

    Cannock

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £13.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    TF-1225

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:

    26 May 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-04-27

Akton Recruitment are working with the Local Authorities to fill a contract position for a Family Support Worker. The Support Worker position is based within a Looked After Children team. This role is initially a 3 month position with a review and possible extension after 3 months. We are currently paying £13.50PH Umbrella for this role and the working hours are Mon-Fri, 9-5.

Key Accountabilities-
  • To work with children, their families and carers to promote stability enabling children to stay safe.
  • To work with children, their families and carers to maintain positive relationships.
  • To safeguard and promote individual young people’s welfare and rights, providing good quality services which are free from oppressive features.
  • To undertake flexible and imaginative approaches in offering support to children, their families and carers.
  • To work with children, their families and carers to promote good outcomes for children.
  • In respect of Looked After Children, to complete Life Story Work and prepare young people for new placements.
  • To support families and young people where there is a risk of placement breakdown.
  • To take case responsibility for cases where there is not a requirement that this is held by a social worker.
 
Requirements-
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Previous experience as a family support worker