Contact Supervisor Chelmsford

Posted 6 March by Carefirst Recruitment Ltd

Care First Recruitment are currently recruiting for Contact Supervisors to work within the Chelmsford area.

If successful you will be required to work 6 times per year. You will usually be required to work in the school holidays.

The Contact Supervisor will need to provide supervised contact between children and their parents and/or other relatives where court orders or other circumstances make this necessary.


  • To undertake supervised contact for children who are in the care of the local authority as well as for some children who are adopted or on a special guardianship order.
  • Facilitate contact between Guardian & family/child at contact in line with court direction.
  • Support children and young people to manage expectations of contact
  • Guide children and young people on how to interact, play and develop
  • Write comprehensive reports on each contact
  • Ability to use IT equipment
  • Supervise contact both in borough and out of borough
  • Maintain accurate records and reports on pieces of work carried out ensuring client confidentiality
  • Immediately report to the centre any concerns of a child protection nature in accordance with policy and procedure
  • Attend staff meetings or team meetings if required

You are required to have some practical experience working with children, young people and their families.

Candidates will need to have a Child Care, Social Work, Social Care, Counselling, Youth Work, Teaching or Relevant Qualification

You will need to pass a background checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Required skills

  • Child Welfare
  • Contact Centre
  • Social Care
  • Family Care

Reference: 34549566

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