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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: EN-2404-fswcar
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description:
Cardiff Council are looking for a motivated and passionate individual to join their Support for Families team as a Family Support Worker. In this role you would be working directly with children, young people and their families, in their homes, in schools and in other community settings in order to prevent the need for escalation into Children's Social Work Services. This is a temporary position, for an initial period of 3 months with a view to this being extended, with an immediate start available!

Duties of the role will include:
*To work closely with partners and community services to identify children, young people and
their families who may be in need of information, advice, or assistance at the earliest
opportunity and ensure that they receive the right support at the right time.
*To directly deliver evidence based interventions to families who present with higher levels
of family support needs, to support improved family functioning.
*To coordinate the provision of services to children, young people and their families and
take reasonable steps to ensure they make use of identified services.
*To contribute to the planning, evaluation, review and reporting of services, policies,
procedures and guidance in order to maintain and improve service delivery.
*To liaise with other agencies to develop and maintain good working relationships and to
represent the Support for Families Service and Children's Services at inter-agency and
other relevant meetings.
*Keep children, young people and their families as the focus of the service and its work.

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.