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Family Support Worker

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Family Support Worker to join a committed and supportive team for Walsall Council. This will be a three month contract with the possibility of this being extended. This is a fantastic opportunity to help change the lives of children and young people.

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Pay: £16.26

Duties of the role

  • Working with children and young people in care, in need, and at risk of harm to promote positive family behaviours.
  • Supervising family time between young people and their family members
  • Carrying out assessments
  • Assisting a small number of children in need alongside a social worker to progress their plans and provide specified interventions.

A bit about you

  • Experience of creative and innovative approaches to engage vulnerable and hard to reach young people, children and their families
  • Full UK Driving Licence, with business insurance and access to your own vehicle
  • A Level 3 or equivalent and / or vocational qualifications (e.g. children and young people or communities OR Extensive experience working with children and families this could include: Training in evidence based programmes including Parenting, Mediation, Family Group Conferencing, Restorative practice, NVR and trauma informed practice
  • Ability to devise and implement individual plans with young people and families based upon effective assessments.
  • Evidence of direct work with children and young people
  • Ability to work with a range of people in a sympathetic and supportive way, safeguarding, protect and promote the safety and welfare of children

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

  • A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Payroll service twice a week

If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email me at

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!