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Family Support Worker

  • Job reference: XMSFSWLE
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We require a Family Support Worker on a part time basis, working 18.5 hours per week (flexible in working pattern) with Leicester Children's Services. The role is to provide and support evidence-based, family support and parenting services for troubled families in a locality that improve their outcomes, especially the life chances of their children.

The position is for an initial 3 months ongoing with rates form £12 - £13 per hour.

- Assess the needs and uses evidence-based interventions for a caseload of troubled families, monitoring & recording the impact and results of these.

- Provide group based parenting programmes that are evidence-based and nationally accredited and that have a measurable impact on improved outcomes for children.

- Directly support the development of positive attachments/relationships between the parent, children and young people that have a measurable impact on emotional resilience, well-being and mental health.

- Directly work with a family's children to understand their wants and needs.
Co-ordinates, or is the lead practitioner for services as part of a plan, delivering family support through an early help assessment.

- Update records on information management and technical systems.

- Provide support through 'advice point' or callers to the service.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!