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Family Contact Worker

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  • Location: St. Helens, Merseyside
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for 2x Contact Workers to be based in the Children's Services with St Helens Council.

This is an exciting job role and responsibilities in the role include:
*To supervise and monitor contact between children and families in either contact centres, family homes or in the community
*To intervene appropriately when difficulties are observed.
*To keep accurate records of contact sessions
*Periodic attendance at court, as directed.
*To contribute to, or provide a report for, multi agency meetings, conferences, court and reviews when appropriate, including Core groups and LAC reviews
*To implement a plan of support for families as outlined and devised by Social Workers
*To offer support and advice to families, such as parenting skills during contact sessions e.g. bottle feeding for babies and discipline for teenagers.
*To provide support to parents with mental health issues and disabilities as part of contact work.
*To work alongside social worker/family worker to promote positive contact.
*To enable contact to be a positive experience for both children and families.

This will be an ongoing contract to start as soon as possible so please don't hesitate to apply now!

It is essential that you have experience of:
*Experience of working within a similar role

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:-
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & 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
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

If you are interested in this role and require any information or any information on any other role in your area please contact Sophie at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus!