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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: rgfswox
  • Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Family Support Workers needed in Witney, Oxfordshire

We are looking for 2 experienced Family Support Workers to join Oxfordshire County Council within the Edge of Care Team based in Witney!

*This role is initially a 3 month contract that is likely to be extended
*Paying up to £16.00 ltd per hour!

The main purpose of this role:

*Ensuring delivery of support services to children, young people and their families to ensure placement stability, prevent unnecessary entry into the LAC system and rehabilitate children to their families.

*Support young people (for whom a return home is not possible) towards positive independent placements.

*Provide crisis responses using a spectrum of interventions with families of children/young people at risk of imminent breakdown,

*Use a positive risk management approach when implementing short term crisis supports both in and out of county, which is flexible and bespoke to the needs of the child and family.

*To participate in planned rota cover (including weekend and evenings) for residential provisions and other Residential and Edge of Care services.

Please get in touch for a full Job Specification!

If you are interested in this role please give me a call on 01772 208964!
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We offer a £250 referral bonus for every candidate successfully placed in to work that you refer!

What are the benefits for you?

* 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.