Supervising Contact Worker

Exeter, Devon, England
EX2 6LT
Seven Healthcare £ 12.63 - 12.63 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 12.63 - 12.63 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Posted
19 Apr 2021
Closes
17 May 2021

Job Description

Seven Social Care is looking for a Supervising Contact Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children and families across Devon.

The role:

Managing court directed family contact across the county, to be supervised by contact manager, skills, excellent communication, confidentiality, flexibility, experience working with children and families, ability to travel

Key Responsibilities:

* 4 Full Time Supervising Contact Workers required. Looking for someone

* To work flexibly, sometimes at short notice and including evenings and weekends

* To facilitate safe and meaningful contact between children and their relatives

* To ensure that contact supervision promotes the welfare and safety of children in care at all times

* To be aware of Lone Working Policy and procedures

* To complete accurate, coherent and objective electronic reports within the required timescales on the Council's Social Care database systems. Contact reports will contribute to part of Care Proceedings documents

* Liaise with and support social work staff and foster carers. To work closely with your Area Team Leader and Social Work staff to ensure positive effective communication of information

* To negotiate with families in difficult situations to achieve a calm environment within supervised contact settings, including dealing with confrontation in a calm and assertive manner in order to diffuse situations

* During contacts, promote appropriate care of the child and appropriate play according to the child's age. If they have experience in this role already then that would be beneficial, but would also consider applicants who have transferable skills and worked in a similar setting.

Applicant Requirements:

* Experience: 2+ years working with children.

* Compliance: Up to date and DBS and Right to Work.

* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

Ref: 51406

Job Details

Supervising Contact Worker

Exeter, Devon, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 12.63 - 12.63 Per hour
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
19 Apr 2021
Type
Contract
Closes
17 May 2021

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