Posted: June 12, 2019
Salary: £13.64 Per Hour
Location: Telford
Division: Office
Type: Temporary

My client has an exciting opportunity for a Family Support worker to join their friendly team on a short-term temporary contract. You will be providing a broad range of direct early intervention support to children (0-19 years) and their families through provision that is needs led, evidenced based and delivered in local communities.

The post holder will be working to identify and support the needs of children and their families identified as benefiting from early intervention support. The post holder will work across numerous teams and agencies to ensure the children and family’s needs are met.

The hours will be 09:00-17:30 and paying £13.64 per hour. You must also have a DBS.

Duties:

  • To provide a focused lead role in one or more areas of early intervention service delivery and ensure children, families and service providers benefit.
  • To contribute to effective team working and actively supporting the development of services and evaluating the impact of existing services. To provide relevant information to Team Leaders and the Group Manager addressing the needs of individuals and communities to enable the Early Intervention Service to plan and deliver a needs led service.
  • To use the Common Assessment Framework, community profiling and other relevant assessment tools to ensure that services are routed in the needs of children, families and communities. To ensure that the impact of early intervention services is measured using the defined or other appropriate methodology. To use accurate case recording in all direct work with children and families.
  • To work with a defined caseload of children and families in their home environment where additional support needs, such as school attendance, Teenage pregnancy, RSE, Healthy lifestyles, have been identified.
  • To plan, deliver and evaluate a range of group-based support services to children and families, in a variety of settings, using targeted support, evidence based parenting programmes, provision designed to maximise children and families outcomes around health, safety, school attendance, child poverty, learning and achievement etc.

Essential:

  • 3 years’ experience of working with complex families.
  • NVQ 4 or higher-level qualification in a field related to working children and families.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and families, council employees and external partners.
  • Excellent recording skills and competent use of ICT.
  • Experience of working in teams.
  • Excellent assessment and risk management skills.

For more information or to apply for this role please contact Mia on 01743 461239 or send your CV to mia.owens@absolutepersonnel.co.uk.

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