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Family Support Worker

Job Description

Family Support Worker required within Children and Young People's Service in Durham. This position is full time, 37 hours per week, for an initial 3 month period. Apply NOW to be considered!

Some families in County Durham experience a range of factors which place outcomes for their children at risk, these include poverty, parental substance misuse, domestic abuse, crime and/or anti-social behaviour, poor school attendance and worklessness. The aim of the Family Support Worker is to provide practical help at the earliest opportunity to enable these families to make significant and sustainable changes that will impact positively upon themselves and their children. To do this the Family Support Worker will provide practical help to families that is agreed as necessary between the family and their Social Worker.

The ideal candidate will have recent experience of working and supporting vulnerable children and families in the home and community settings and experience of delivering planned interventions using evidence based practice leading to improved outcomes. We are looking for respectful and enthusiastic candidates who can work flexibly and can take a non confrontational approach to problem solving.

If you are interested please call Emily at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964

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 work
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider of Social work staff to over 200 local authorities
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.