Family Support Worker

Worthing, West Sussex, England
BN11 5DG
Seven Healthcare £ 14.54 - 14.54 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 14.54 - 14.54 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
1 Jul 2021
Closes
29 Jul 2021

Job Description

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Family Support Worker to work with the Early Help Team in Worthing. This position is initially for a period of 9 months and is paying £14.54 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

Family Support Workers use Early Help Plans to assess each member of the family, create a whole family delivery plan and review the needs of the family. Family Support Workers use Signs of Safety in their work with families and this forms the basis of the delivery plan.

The Family Support Worker's main purpose is to provide Supported Help to families experiencing difficulties through regular intervention using a Whole Family approach. The Family Support Worker will be utilising partner agencies to effect and sustain positive change for the family, individual members and the community around them by:

* Developing and maintaining effective partnership working with parents and families.

* Provide or co-ordinate regular support.

* Facilitating and delivering interventions which improve parental capacity and family relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage a caseload under regular supervision. Assess needs, risks and options taking into account legal and other requirements. Work effectively in partnership with other staff and voluntary agencies.

* Undertake home visits or consultation sessions and develop effective working relationships and communicate effectively with those people who access or need the service, families, carers, colleagues and other professionals in order to deliver the appropriate interventions undertaken within Early Help or Social Care.

* Contribute to the 'Team around the Child' and other planning processes as a representative of Early Help.

* Work intensively with children/young people and their families where there is a possibility of family breakdown and crisis.

* Provide appropriate interventions and services for children/young people and their families to prevent children taking on inappropriate or excessive caring roles.

* Develop effective working relationships and communication with those people who access or need the service in order to deliver appropriate interventions.

* Maintain accurate records of all work undertaken and produce case reports and correspondence for a variety of audiences including meetings, conferences, court, panels and other agencies.

* Report any allegation or suspicions of abuse or potential abuse of a vulnerable person to an immediate manager or supervisor.

* Contribute to Safeguarding Investigations and child/adult protection planning where appropriate.

* Responsible for regularly handling, processing and storing confidential information relating to the Early Help service.

* To understand our safeguarding policies and processes and an active commitment to promoting safe practice and proactively raising any issues of concern at an appropriate level of management in order to protect children.

* Remain up to date and compliant with all relevant legislation, organisational procedures, policies and professional codes of conduct in order to uphold standards of best practice.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification.

* Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.

* Compliance: References and a current DBS.

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

* Hours: 37 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: 52453

Job Details

Family Support Worker

Worthing, West Sussex, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 14.54 - 14.54 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
1 Jul 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
29 Jul 2021

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