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Support worker early help

  • Job reference: actionchildren
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Hi all I have x 25 positions for Support worker to join the early help team with Action for children within the Peterborough/Cambridge area.

The role of the Family Worker (Early Intervention) is to provide a mixture of individual and group interventions with parents, carers, children and young people with additional needs up to the thresholds for social care involvement to improve outcomes for children and families



What you need to apply?

Education, Qualifications & Training Essential:
* English and Maths GSCE at grade A-C or equivalent.

Desirable:
* 2 A Levels (4 AS Levels) or equivalent
* NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in relevant field e.g. Health, social care, early years, adult education, education, working with parents.

Job purpose:
* Direct experience of working with families
* Direct experience of working in partnership with schools
* Knowledge of child development and its influence on parent/child relationship in every stage of child's development
* Understanding of child protection policies and procedures and the importance of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
* Experience of setting appropriate professional boundaries with families
* Experience of engaging parents in community activities
* Knowledge and direct experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships with parents
* Practical experience of working with parents one-to-one and experience of providing support to families in their own home
* Experience of facilitating group work for parents
* Practical knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable families and being aware of any issues a practitioner may face while working with vulnerable families

How to apply?
Speak to louise @ service care solutions 01772 208964 or louise.rutter@servicecare.org.uk
Know somebody who would be great for the job?
Service Care Solutions offers a £250 referral bonus know 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. Send over to louise.rutter@servicecare.org.uk
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