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Family Support Worker (Children's Services)

  • Location:

    Dudley

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care, Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ469695_1637754298

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-24

  • Startdate:

    06/12/2021

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity come available in the Dudley area for a family support workers. Assessment team
Main Roles
* Work within a team of social workers working to support and safeguard our most vulnerable children, young people, and their families.
* Work with families, providing advise and support to strengthen their parenting and promote the safety and welfare of children and young people living within the family.
* Engage and support the most vulnerable to fully understand their day to day lived experience to determine their wishes and feelings.
* Work as an effective supportive team member prioritising the needs of children and their families
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.