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Outreach Family Support Worker

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    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £14 - £15 per hour

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    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an Outreach Family Support Worker to join the local authority based in Liverpool.
1. Act as case holders for complex cases that step down from children's social care (level 3/2). This will involve completing early help assessments, arranging Team Around the Family meetings and supporting families to improve outcomes for their children by taking on the role of the Lead Professional and associated tasks.
2. Offer support on cases that become more complex and reach level 4. Support is continued on these cases to allow a smooth transition between early help and social care.
3. Provide intensive and targeted support to vulnerable children and young people. This includes bespoke packages and programmes. This also includes supporting adolescents with complex emotional and mental health problems.
4. Assess risk and need through early help assessments on cases that step down from Careline. Where appropriate adopt the role of Lead Professional to use common processes for children and families who require more support than universal services including the Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT), Team Around the Family (TAF) and Lead Professional (LP) role.
This is a part-time contract-based role working 4 days, 09:00 - 17:00, with an overtime rate available, paying a rate of £14 - £15 per hour depending on experience. It is essential candidates have experience as a family support worker to be considered for this role.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!