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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: FSWDCC
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Family Support Worker needed for Devon County Council, £13 ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months (chance of extension)
Hours per week - 37
Location - Exeter
Pay rate - £13 ltd an hour

Job Description
*To facilitate the engagement of children, young people and families to have a say on the services they receive at a strategic level and in the development of policy, procedure and practice.
*To design and develop engagement, consultation, involvement and feedback activities that are inclusive and innovative to ensure representative and diverse collaborative working with children, young people and families across Devon.
*To build effective relationships with children, young people and families to upskill and empower them to work alongside senior officers and councillors across Devon County Council
Experience Required
*Experience of direct work with vulnerable young people and/or families
*Ability to work with challenging and resistant young people and families
*Experience of delivering engagement and consultation activities
*Ability to work autonomously
*Ability to negotiate, challenge and manage conflict
*Ability to innovate and problem solve
*Excellent time management skills and ability to work to deadlines
*Ability to be flexible and responsive
*Ability to be creative and innovate using a range of tools
*Ideally holds a professional, degree level qualification in Youth Work/Children's or related discipline or working towards such a qualification
*Enhanced DBS
If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

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 to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.