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Family Support Worker/Early Help Practitioner

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £16.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ494581_1640782032

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-28

  • Startdate:

    01/01/2022

Main Roles
* Deliver all aspects of high-quality provision of support to children and families to improve outcomes for children and their families. You will need to have a strong commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. You will need to have a strong emphasis on solution focused thinking.
* Managing an agreed caseload of children and young people in compliance with casework objectives
* Working within departmental policy and timeframes
* Always Maintaining the highest Professional standards
* Undertaking Early Help Assessments, coordinating and leading on pathways of support through Team around the Child meetings; undertaking direct work with children and their families and creating individualised Early Help plans in collaboration with children and families
Qualifications
* Full UK driving license
* Level 3 qualification- (NVQ) in children or families
Experience
* Experience of keeping and maintaining records
* You will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people
* An ability to build effective relationships with children, young people and families. You will have good verbal and listening skills when working with families, encouraging the voice of the child and acting professionally when faced with difficult situations.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills that are open, honest, persuasive and pragmatic, including negotiation and influencing skills.


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