Family Support Worker, £21-22ph, Buckinghamshire

Family Support Worker, £21-22ph, Buckinghamshire

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Family Support Worker, £21-22ph, Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire)
Pertemps are recruiting for a motivated worker to join our busy team. These roles are with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
 
Job Purpose:
 
To work directly with children, young people, their families as part of a team alongside other professionals managing a caseload, delivering direct work, creating supportive professional networks and identifying & reducing safeguarding concerns through a ‘whole family’ approach.
 
Main responsibilites:
 

  • Carry out all duties with an understanding of Safeguarding requirements.
  • Work directly with children, young people their families, in their homes, settings or agreed locations, building positive and effective professional relationships to influence change.
  • Work as part of the team around the child alongside other professionals, in some instances playing a lead professional role, as appropriate to support their individual needs and development. Provide professional support to colleagues and partners
  • Coordinate and chair team around the child meetings as appropriate.
  • Managing a caseload of families facing complex issues. Conducting assessments of children’s circumstances and the issues they face to determine the appropriate level of intervention, escalating risk as appropriate through agreed process.
  • Plan and implement interventions for allocated cases including direct intervention, modelling, guidance, and providing information to enable family to make progress.
  • Working with schools as a link worker
  • Monitor the impact of intervention and review progress of cases within individual caseload.

 
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.
 

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact Aishah Hassan on Aishah.hassan@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.
 
We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this isn’t the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO, BIA, MASH, LAC Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager