Family Worker (Link Role) Social Worker - Rayleigh

Working For Essex
27500.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
04 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Worker (Link Role) Social WorkerGBP27,500 to GBP35,000 per annumRayleigh - also to cover Rochford and Castle PointPermanentFull time, 37 hours per week Children and Families was established across Essex to work holistically with disadvantaged families, with complex needs to enable them to make significant and sustainable positive changes to their lives. The Family Worker (Link Role) Social Worker is a key role within the service and will work closely with families to build strong relationships, based on respect and positive regard. The postholder will be required to provide specialist advice and support with regard to their link role area, and co-ordinate provision of support from other services and partner agencies, as required. The post holder will be expected to have or be able to develop considerable knowledge of their link role area and act as a source of advice, guidance and support to team colleagues, through (for example) one-one support, leading subject matter development sessions and being the main link within the team to organisations relating to the thematic role they hold. Family Worker (Link Role) Social Workers will be expected to be able to share their extensive generic knowledge around working with families with multiple and complex needs with colleagues, support in case discussions and mentor and guide colleagues in the team with less experience. This will include sharing theoretical perspectives and underpinning social work policy and practice with colleagues / in teams. Family Worker (Link Role) Social Worker will feel confident to make appropriate decisions about the direction and actions required to move a case forward on a day to day basis and have the ability to recognise when key decision regarding risk/concerns need to be discussed/shared with supervisor or manager. The postholder will be expected to operate flexibly, working out of normal office hours and at weekends when required, to best meet the needs of the family.

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