Family Support Worker

Recruiter
Better Healthcare Services
Location
Little London
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
27 Nov 2020
Closes
30 Nov 2020
Ref
1848215094
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Family Support Worker â€" Ilford

I am seeking an experienced Family Support Worker with experience supporting children, young people and their families both residentially and in the community. As a Family Support Worker you will be addressing issues ranging from substance misuse, domestic violence, parental ability, poverty, poverty and housing.

Responsibilities:
  • Undertaking parenting assessments
  • Working preventatively with identified families to provide early intervention, signposting, support and guidance in times of change and stress
  • Offering Support to families on parenting skills, behaviour management, play and practical support
  • Promoting resettlement into employment or education
  • Provide advice and support to customers using Council procedures and policies
  • You will liaise closely with social workers, mental health specialists, children's nurses, health visitors, midwives, psychiatrists and psychologists and teachers

Desirable:
  • NVQ Level 3 in social Work
  • 2+ years’ experience in Family support worker role or similar
  • Experience developing risk assessments, safeguarding procedures, working with complex families who have suffered trauma, providing education workshops to develop families knowledge around parenting

Better HealthCare adhere to equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in-service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

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