Strengthening Families (SEND) Caseworker

Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
NN2 6BH
Seven Healthcare £ 17.43 - 17.43 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 17.43 - 17.43 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
14 Oct 2021
Closes
11 Nov 2021

Job Description

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Strengthening Families (SEND) Caseworker to work in Northampton. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £17.43 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To provide a holistic early help and intervention service to children with disabilities and their families in order to minimise the need for intensive specialist support. To complete holistic assessments of whole family situations, with a focus on complex cases and act as a keyworker to the family.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage a caseload of children and young people with disabilities, vulnerable adults and families who are involved in, or at risk of being excluded from their families, education and community and entering into high cost specialist service. This will include undertaking structured and persistent one-to-one family support work with the child and vulnerable adults and direct intervention as key / co-worker as necessary to meet family/ service needs.

* To lead and coordinate service provision to families, through a combination of direct delivery and using commissioned and partner services. Services being provided may include interventions, such as working around self-esteem and confidence building, signposting to health and alcohol / drugs support, advice for parents around managing behaviour and parenting techniques, helping with household management and family routines and information and advice on welfare, housing, training and return to work.

* To carry out and oversee comprehensive whole family needs/risk assessments and to work intensively with families in their family home to engage with those who are hard to engage, adhering to the Strengthening Families Operating Model in place at the time for the service. To develop and propose intervention plans following assessment to create an assertive and persistent structured supportive intervention environment around the child with disabilities and/or siblings or adults enabling families to explore their difficulties and strengths.

* To offer a support and challenge approach with families to bring about positive change in behaviour. Act as the lead professional to co-ordinate day-to-day inputs of other agencies, including providing knowledge and advice for team members and ensuring professional boundaries are set and maintained.

* Develop and maintain a range of strategies and resources to effectively engage children with disabilities and families, partners and communities. Offer direct advice and support in relation to the child or young person's disabilities and provide resources for this e.g. schedules, social stories etc.

* To plan, deliver and review, individual and family support plans to assist families maintain tenancies, reduce anti- social/offending behaviour and improve outcomes for children young people with disabilities and vulnerable adults.

* To have a clear understanding of safeguarding and protecting families from risk and harm and to participate in regular case planning and review meetings, supervision, appraisal and training.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: NVQ or degree within a relevant field.

* Experience: 1+ year of experience within a similar role.

* Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS check and references covering the last 3 years.

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

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Education:

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Ref: 54109

Job Details

Strengthening Families (SEND) Caseworker

Northampton, Northamptonshire, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 17.43 - 17.43 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 Oct 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
11 Nov 2021

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