Schools Family Support Worker

Seven Resourcing
Up to £10,000
01 Dec 2020
04 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Schools Family Support Worker to work in Liverpool. This position is full-time and the contract is initially for a period of 4 months. The hourly rate is £15.80 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To provide direct support to children, young people and their families facing a range of difficulties. This role will provide additional support at an early stage to help divert families from requiring higher threshold services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Act as case holders for complex cases that have been referred though schools, EHH and cases from school that have been stepped down from social care level 3/2. This will involve completing early help assessment, arranging team around the family meeting and supporting families to improve outcomes for their children by taking on the role of the lead professional and associated tasks
  • Provide intensive and targeted support to vulnerable Families, children and young people. This includes bespoke packages and programmes. This also includes supporting adolescents with complex emotional and mental health problems.
  • Assess risk and need through early help assessments on cases that step down from Careline. Where appropriate adopt the role of Lead Professional to use common processes for children and families who require more support than universal services including the Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT), Team around the Family (TAF) and Lead Professional (LP) role.
  • Formulate Team around the Family plans that reduce risk and need. Take the lead for the coordination of professionals and services to implement the plan and take the lead for reviewing the plan at the required timescales.

Applicant Requirements:
  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 35 hours p/w.

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