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4x Family Lead Practioner's needed ASAP located in the Donncaster area.

4x Family Lead Practioner's needed ASAP located in the Donncaster area.

Posted 17 June by REED Social Care
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Reed Talent Solutions are currently seeking 4 x Family Lead Practitioners to work for their trusted client in the Doncaster area. Successful candidates will be required to start as soon as possible.

Job details

Temporary role up to 3 months potential to be extended.

Full time 37.5 hours

Working hours - 09.00 - 17.00

Payrate - £14.00-£16.00 PAYE

Working from home but some home visits

Ideally a car driver

General Role Description

To be the Lead Practitioner undertaking whole family assessment, family plans and chairing Team Around the Family meetings. Providing high support and challenge, ensuring measurable and improved outcomes for children, young people and adults within the family unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

Core responsibilities and duties will include:

1) To contribute to timely advice giving, referral and/or duty processes so children and families are supported at the right level. This may include acting as a first point of contact for a primary school cluster and/or secondary school.

2) Implement whole family working; undertaking and contributing to holistic and strength-based early help assessments, devise and implement appropriate family plans; utilising tools and specialist assessments as appropriate.

3) To ensure the appropriate participation of children, young people and significant others in the family in the assessment, plans and reviews and to respond appropriately to non-engagement.

4) To case hold and co-ordinate multi-agency support to deliver tailored family interventions and support which tracks and shows progress over time.

5) To arrange and chair reviews on a regular basis to track and show progress, including children, young people and families and partner agencies as appropriate.

6) To maintain accurate up to date and appropriate records using identified electronic systems and equipment.

7) To write reports, attend meetings as required representing the early intervention.

8) To engage with professional supervision, appraisal, team and quality assurance and practice development.

9) Participate in training, study and research projects aimed at professional and service development.

10) Contribute to the support of students, apprenticeships, trainees and volunteers.

Specialist Skills and Knowledge

Essential skills, knowledge and experience required to fulfil the role include, but are not limited to:

· Experienced in delivery of Early Help, including assessments, plans and reviews, and ability to critically analyse information and provide accurate advice and guidance; with a solution focused and committed approach to working with families to make change.

· Evidence of keeping abreast of national and local guidance and developments to ensure service delivery contributes robustly to Doncaster’s vision for families, working with specific leads across the service to contribute to the development of models of good practice in direct work with children, young people and families.

· Experience of working directly with children, young people and families in the widest sense both individually and in targeted groups, using a variety of skilled and professional approaches. Utilising a creative and flexible approach.


Level 3 children & YP, Communities experience, Liquid logic ( Early help Module)

Interested in the above role and have the experience and knowledge please apply

Reference: 42691765

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