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Family Support Worker

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Family support worker role in Stonehouse, £20,500 Annually pro rata, FTC until 13/2023 with chance to renew Your new company In this role you will be working through one of the biggest children's charity's globally. This charity supports millions of vulnerable children and their families each year and they are looking for a compassionate, driven and empathetic professional to join them at their Stonehouse family centre to help re-enable, engage, support and inspire the service users there. Your new role In this role you will work with children, young people and their families, on a one to one or group basis, using a variety of interventions, to identify needs and to achieve positive outcomes. Your focus will be supporting the children by you will work in partnership with parents/carers to empower them and to enable them to achieve better outcomes for their children. The service is multi-disciplinary and you will work co-operatively with children's services, health agencies and other community based services, to provide the most effective service for children young people and families. The support you will provide will be emotion and life support, focusing on promoting the mental health and independence of the service users with an aim to supporting their life goals and to help them develop into the people they want to be. What you'll need to succeed Able to listen to and communicate effectively with children and young people. Able to work as part of a team. Able to accurately and clearly record case notes deploying the necessary standard of writing and IT skills. Able to apply safeguarding and child protection procedures. Awareness of factors impacting on and issues facing vulnerable children and young people and families (e.g. disadvantage, poverty, disability). Experience working with Children, young people or as a family support worker is preferred but not essential A health and social care qualification is preferred but not essential What you'll get in return Free DBS Opportunity to progress in your social care career ability to take health and social care qualifications £20,500 per year salary pro rata What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at (url removed)
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  • Job Reference: 706062765-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Social Care
    Hays Social Care
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £20,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent