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Children Centre Parent Outreach Worker

  • Job reference: JN FSWTH
  • Location: Grays, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We are recruiting for a Children Centre Parent Outreach Worker to join Thurrock Council on a Locum contract. This role offers 24 hours per week, the days you can choose providing one of the days is a Wednesday.

As a Parent Outreach worker you will provide 1-1 support for parents of children in the Thurrock area. A variety of interesting and useful sessions are offered to parents by POW's on a daily basis.

Duties of the post.

1. Work in partnership with the early childhood team and partners including health, family support, childcare providers, community based organisations, housing and employment and training services to ensure that all families, particularly those who are hardest to reach, are contacted and supported in accessing early childhood services and all other universal services

2. Provide parenting advice and learning opportunities including contributing to the co-ordination and delivery of parenting programmes, workshops and information

3. Deliver high quality early childhood services ensuring robust evaluation of activities is maintained and used to inform quality improvement and to evidence positive impact, including maintaining and providing robust written and electronic records and reports of the work and to provide monitoring information in line with local and Government requirements.

4. Actively engage in targeted outreach work, in partnership with other agencies, particularly health visitors, housing and regeneration, to identify and contact disadvantaged families who may be missing out on universal services in collaboration with key partners and the community.

*Minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Advice, Social Care, Supporting Parents, Early Years, Health, Education or Community Work
*Experience of working in an inner-city multicultural community with children and parents with a diverse range of needs.
*Experience of engaging families, including working with the most vulnerable families.
If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call me or drop me a message via this advert and I will call you back.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be perfect for this role and they are placed into work you receive £250

Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:

*A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
*Consistently excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Payroll service twice a week
*An extensive and exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
*Payroll service twice a week
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Loyalty schemes / bonuses
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