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Senior Parent Support Advisor

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    Children & Family Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Senior Parent Support Advisor to join the local authority in Enfield.
The purpose of this post is to provide a holistic assessment of families and offer single or multi-agency coordinated packages of support. The Parent Support Advisor will empower families to identify and tackle challenging behaviours, reduce negative family relationships, securing a positive pathway for improvement, with particular emphasis upon increasing educational attendance, attainment and reduce exclusions by:
1. Working in partnership with families offering listening, advice and guidance in order to develop and enhance parenting skills.
2. Delivering evidence-based parenting programmes to a defined client group.
3. Completing assessments using the Early Help Framework and Signs of Safety model to make appropriate referrals to other services.
4. Taking on the role of the Lead Professional, co-ordinating services in the Team Around the Family (TAF) acting as the single point of contact, when required. To work in partnership with relevant professionals in statutory and non-statutory organisations
5. Supporting families who do not meet the thresholds that trigger the involvement of specialist services.
The post holder will work in partnership with the family to identify, broker and secure appropriate services to meet identified need, as well as providing direct support to schools to embed early help processes.
This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday, 09:00 to 17:00, at a rate of £20-£21 per hour. The initial contract for this role is initially due to end 28/5/2021 with a view to extend.
It is essential you have plenty of relevant experience in this role or similar, to be considered for this role. If you're interested, get in touch now!