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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: EN-1906-fswcar
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Cardiff Council Children's services are seeking to recruit a family support worker to join their team. The role would ordinarily be based in County Hall but due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic the role is currently based from home and equipment will be provided to enable this. There is still a requirement for the successful candidate to be a car driver as you will still be providing some face-to-face support to families across the city where applicable.This is a full time position with an initial contract of 3 months with a view to this being extended on a rolling basis.

The role will include, but is not limited to, assisting children and their families by carrying out supervised visits, emergency interventions and support visits. You will work alongside the social workers in the front-line teams to provide them with extra support during this challenging period. The successful applicant will need to have a sound understanding of confidentiality and be able to work within timescales with minimal support.

The ideal candidate will have:
* Experience of working with young people and their families
* Full UK driving license
* Enhanced DBS check
* Be able to work upon own initiative and within a team

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
* You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social work
* We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities which
means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
* We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
* We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or eilidh.nicol@servicecare.org.uk.