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Early Help Direct Intervention Worker

  • Job reference: JM050221EHW
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are working with Peterborough City Council in recruiting for an Early Help Direct Intervention Worker.

Job Purpose

To work with families and other partners to assess, provide and co-ordinate interventions to meet identified support needs of families with children and young people aged 0-19 years in the family home, through in-person, face to face support. To facilitate and deliver support and interventions which improve parental capacity and family relationships for families seeking additional targeted support.

Main Duties

*To provide individual support to families in the family home who are affected by a range of issues which can include disability, domestic violence, welfare rights, parenting and challenging behaviours.
*To provide time-limited interventions as directed by the Multi-Agency Support Group (MASG) panels with clear objectives, outcomes and exit strategies.
*To assess the needs of the family where no current Early Help Assessment exists in order to promote their well-being and improve outcomes.
*To work with Early Help as part of a Team Around the Family, which includes attending external meetings fulfilling the roles of Lead Professional in some situations.
*To develop and use a range of innovative approaches to effectively engage with and develop services for families, especially those who are hard to reach.
*Where needed, to help parents embed the learning from Evidenced Based Parenting Programmes
*To work with families and other agencies to develop and co-ordinate the delivery of a shared support plan.
*To refer families to specialist and other services when appropriate and with consent in accordance with required protocols and monitor family progress and engagement with referred services.

Skills required:

* A DBS from within the last 12 months
* Applications are invited from those with a care background.
* We will need 2 references
* A Car driver is beneficial but not essential

Benefits:
* Opportunity to work for a prestigious organisation
* Excellent career progression opportunities
* Competitive rates of pay
* Full further training programs will be provided

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

* Excellent rates of pay
* Payroll service twice a week
* A contractor Loyalty scheme with various bonuses offered
* Free registration and Free DBS

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email Joshua.Morrison@servicecare.org.uk.
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!