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Families First Parenting Practitioner

  • Job reference: EN-2901-fsvg
  • Location: Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Families First Parenting Practitioner on behalf of Vale of Glamorgan Council.The role is a full time position for 37 hours per week, for an initial period of 3 months with an immediate start available and the possibility of the contract being extended on an on-going basis.

In this position the successful candidate will provide a direct service to children, young people and their families/carers whilst delivering positive parenting support, advice and programmes in partnership with parents/carers and wider agencies. The duties of the role will include, but is not limited to managing a case load of 1-1 targeted interventions which promote and support positive parenting, undertake assessments and using motivational interviewing and other recognised tools to engage mothers, fathers and carers to improve outcomes for their families.

Requirements for the role:
* Extensive experience of working with young people and their families
* Experience of carrying out family assessments
* Full UK driving license
* Enhanced DBS check
* Be able to work upon own initiative and within a team

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
* You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social work
* We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities which
means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
* We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
* We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or send your CV to