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Family Practitioner

  • Job reference: FamPracHackney
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently looking for a Family Practitioner to join the Family Support Service with Hackney Council.

The contract length is a 3 month temporary contract starting preferably 10 December, working 36 hours over Monday - Friday.

The hourly pay rate for this role is £16-£18.

About you:

*NVQ Level 3 or equivalent child and family training.

*A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at enhanced level is required.

*A good understanding of the context of child development in relation to parenting capacity, family and environmental factors.

*Capacity to reflect on changing circumstances, new evidence and be open to the views of others.

About the role:

*To support the assessment of children and families through observation, direct work and by undertaking interviews and gathering information from a range of sources as directed by the line manager to contribute to holistic assessment of children's needs.

*To establish rapport, build respectful relationships with children, families and their support networks whilst undertaking assessment and family support interventions ensuring that their views and wishes are heard and recorded accurately.

*To work independently, and when appropriate as the lead professional with families, taking decisions about the tasks that need doing, taking responsibility for these decisions and their impact on the family.

Benefits of SCS

* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* 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
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes & bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Referral Bonus

If this job is not for you however you have someone in mind, REFER THEM! We offer a great referral bonus of £250 for every referred candidate who gets placed in to work!

If you would like to apply for this role or request more information please do get in contact with me at or alternatively call 01772 208964