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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: rgfswox
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Family Support Worker
Oxfordshire County Council
Cowley, Oxford
NSPCC Reunification Pilot
Initially a 3 month locum contract
Up to £15.00 ltd per hour!

I am urgently looking for an experienced Family Support Worker to join Oxfordshire County Council within the new NSPCC Reunification Pilot.

You will be working with Children and Families to reintroduce children and young people back in to the family home.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Newly Qualified Social Worker, Social Work Assistant or Family Support Worker! You will gain fantastic experience working with a charity and a local authority as part of a supportive and dynamic new project.
Main purpose of the job

*The post holder will take the lead role in providing direct work with the birth family based on their identified needs, using evidenced based approaches Where return to the birth family, including extended family, is possible, the post holder will work intensively with the birth family to help them gain skills in managing the child effectively and developing a positive relationship.
*This will include offering time for the birth family to reflect on their parenting skills and identify areas of support and development and to help the family to understand the needs of the child
*If appropriate, the post holder will work with the birth family in their relationships with professionals in the wider system to support the child's care plan.

If you are interested, please do get in touch!

01772 208964

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* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
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* 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
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.