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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: DMBCFSW2502
  • Location: Dudley, West Midlands
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Intensive Family Support Worker - Dudley MBC

37 Hours Per Week
Pay rate - £11.49-14.32 LTD per hour

We are looking for a highly experienced Intensive Family Support Worker to join Dudley MBC at our Brierley Hill Family Centre.
The primary purpose of the post is to work as an effective team member positively implementing the Early Help strategy, prioritising the needs of complex families, often with multiple interrelated problems, who are in need of support and intervention and are at risk of or receiving statutory intervention:
* Lead and carry out high quality evidence based Early Help assessments, develop and implement high quality Early Help Family Support plans to secure the best outcomes for children and young people.
* Model best practice in working in partnership with families to ensure that they are provided with the right support at the right time to promote the welfare of children and young people living within the family.
* Proactively and assertively engage and support the most vulnerable and challenging children, young people and their families to strengthen the family and improve their outcomes, develop their resilience and reduce dependency upon specialist services.
* Deliver a 'Think Family' approach ensuring that all services working with the family are coordinated and work effectively together whilst maintaining a focus upon the safety and wellbeing of the children and young people.
* Demonstrate how to work assertively with families with the most complex often interrelated problems including reducing truancy and school exclusion, improving under attainment and aspiration through education, learning and employment, reducing antisocial behaviour and crime, improving health and developing a healthy lifestyle, maintaining and sustaining tenancies.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Adam at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email