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Family Support Worker

Posted 5 January by Carefirst Recruitment Ltd Ended

Care First Recruitment are currently recruiting for Family Support Workers within the West London area

Family Support Workers are social care professionals who provide assistance and guidance to children and families in need. Duties of a Family Support Worker usually vary based on the setting. The Family Support Worker are required to work alongside Social Workers to plan and provide the support client needs, like helping them improve their home management or parenting skills. You may be required to show parents how things can be done, then support them until they can do these things on their own. By providing support to children, young people and families it will:

  • Improve parenting capacity

  • Increase aspirations and motivation

  • Improving family functions with children feeling more secure and parents more confident in their parenting abilities

  • To work in partnership with children, young people and families to plan and implement coordinated and child focused support

Skills required

•The ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with children and adults

•The ability to build good relationships with families

•The ability to help parents develop the skills they need to run their home

•A non-judgmental approach

•Report writing

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)

Reference: 34150747

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