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Family Practitioner

  • Job reference: FPDCC
  • Location: Tiverton, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Family Practitioner needed for Devon County Council, £20 ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - £20 ltd an hour
Team - Children's Service
Location - Tiverton

*To provide targeted family support to families with multiple and complex needs and subject to a range of other statutory interventions.
*To reduce the need for children to become looked after.
*Supporting families with appropriate skilled interventions and practical support, both in response to crisis and for some families, as part of a long term package.
*To deliver earlier and quicker services to families working as part of a small cluster and working in partnership with other professionals in small geographical area.
*To build relationships with families and provide practical hands on help, support and challenge to support the family to change.
*To be able to work flexibly including some evenings and weekends
*To consider the needs of the family as a whole.

What is required?
*Experience working with families with multiple and complex needs
*Experience working with challenging and resistant families
*Record of building sustained relationships with families
*Ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English
*NVQ Level 4 "Working with Families with Multiple and Complex Needs" or equivalent parenting qualification

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with 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.