family support worker in birmingham

03 August 2017
vanessa platt, randstad care
job type
£ 17,357 - £ 26,166 per year, excellent benefits
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birmingham, west midlands
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
£ 17,357 - £ 26,166 per year, excellent benefits
reference number
vanessa platt, randstad care
0121 212 2292
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job description

Are you an experienced Family Support Worker? Can you effectively complete evidence based assessments and detailed observations of children and families? I have the perfect role for you working in Birmingham.

You will be working for one of countries leading Family Assessment Centres who's ethos is to safeguard children and ensure that there approach is always child centred. A salary of £17,000- £26,000 is being offered, dependent on qualifications and experience. Company benefits include

* 25 days annual leave
* Contribution to the company pension scheme
* Excellent in house training
* Career progression and development

Duties and responsibilities include

* Working a shift pattern which includes days and evening shifts ,weekends and Bank holidays
* Undertaking assessments based on detailed observations of children and families within a residential setting.
* Recording interactions between children and families for assessment purposes.
* Activity promote the organisations commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people
* Completing sessions with families promoting positive parenting, giving the appropriate advice and guidance in accordance with their work programmes

The ideal candidate must have

* Experience of working directly with children and families.
* Relevant training in working in a residential and community based setting.
* Excellent communication skills verbally and the ability to express in written form
* Ability to complete complex reports.
* A patient and calm personality and able to diffuse volatile situations.
* Knowledge and a clear understanding of the National Care Standards, Safeguarding and other relevant legislation
* Practical skills to offer families i.e. cooking, household skills, budgeting and importantly parenting skills
* The ability to work as part of a staff team
* A full UK driving licence and use of own vehicle

If you feel you are the right person for the role and have the relevant experience please forward your CV to me

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.