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Child and Family Practitioner

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are seeking four Child and Family Practitioners, one for each locality, for Walsall Council, to support expectant parents in preparing for parenthood and navigating the challenges after birth. The role involves providing practical and emotional support to both mothers and fathers, with a focus on delivering parenting interventions. You'll collaborate closely with social workers to identify and address needs and mitigate risks for families. This is a 6-Month contract with a view to be extended.

West - Ilmington House, Crescent Road, Wednesbury, WS10 8AE
North - 106 Essington Rd, Willenhall WV12 5EX
South and Central - Birchills Street,Walsall WS2 8NG.
East - Silver Court, Brownhills, Walsall, WS8 6HA

Hours: Full-Time, 37 hours per week

Pay: £16.26 per hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with expectant parents to prepare them for parenthood.
  • Providing practical and emotional support to parents, both before and after birth.
  • Collaborating with social workers to mitigate risks and address identified needs.
  • Delivering parenting interventions and therapeutic support as needed.
  • Welcoming candidates with experience in working with expectant parents or small children, as well as additional training in trauma or ACEs.


  • Experience in delivering parenting interventions or working with expectant parents or small children.
  • Ability to provide practical and emotional support to parents.
  • Collaboration skills to work effectively with social workers.
  • Additional training or experience in trauma or ACEs is a plus.
  • Children, Young People & Families Practitioner qualification or substantial relevant experience.
  • A Level 3 qualification or equivalent vocational qualifications in relevant fields.
  • Training in evidence-based programs such as Parenting, Mediation, or Trauma-Informed Practice is desirable.

If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email me at

Working with Kat at Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Payroll service twice a week

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.