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Family Support Worker

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
North East Lincolnshire Council
Salary:
NJC19 - £25,481
Location:
Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
18/10/2020 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
P117
Vacancy Description

Family Support Worker

 

We are seeking talented and skilled individuals with a background in Children’s Services or similar childcare setting to work alongside our Social Workers to assist in promoting resilience in families to reduce neglect and emotional harm, focusing on parenting work which without intervention will enter into Court Proceedings and continued Child Protection planning.

 

The Family Support Worker post sits within Children’s Services and the role is essential in delivering a range of support to families to prevent escalation of need/risk. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills, strengthen your knowledge and experience which will be challenging but also rewarding.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Has sound direct work skills, ability to communicate with children and use direct play to understand their world.
  • Able to undertake parenting work and support Social Workers with parenting assessments.
  • Understands the impact of trauma on the child’s world and offers practical and emotional strategies to overcome this.
  • Is able to work with parents/carers to build on strengths and support them to be the best parent/carer they can be.
  • Has sound knowledge of child development.
  • Has good communication skills and is a team player.  

 

To find out more about this role and to make an application please visit:

https://childrensservicesnel.co.uk/current_vacancies/family-support-worker/

 

How to apply

To apply for this position, please use the website link.

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