Family Support Worker

Service Care Solutions are recruiting on behalf of Liverpool City Council for an Outreach Family Support Worker to support with their pilot project.

The main area's of responsibility are:

Act as case holders for complex cases that step down from children’s social care (level 3/2).

This will involve completing early help assessments, arranging Team Around the Family meetings and supporting families to improve outcomes for their children by taking on the role of the Lead Professional and associated tasks.
Offer support on cases that become more complex and reach level 4.

Support is continued on these cases to allow a smooth transition between early help and social care.
Provide intensive and targeted support to vulnerable 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.

Essential criteria for the role:

NVQ Level 3 in child care and education, NND, Health and Social Care qualification.
Experience of direct work with children, young people and their families.
Experience of effective collaborative and multi-agency working to support children and families.
Experience of delivering outreach and home based support to children and families to address areas of identified need.
Access to your own vehicle.
Up to date enhanced DBS.

If you are interested please call Ashley Brown on 01772 208964 or email me your CV – this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.The benefits of working with SCS;* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

  • Location: Liverpool, England
  • Salary: £13 - £15 per hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 15-Mar-2022
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