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Family Contact Worker - Trafford

Job Title: Family Contact Worker - Trafford
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Urmston
Salary: £14.66 - 16.18 per hour
Start Date: 19/02/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD0201202403
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Family Contact Worker - Trafford

Are you a passionate, dedicated Family Contact Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Family Contact Worker to join a Children Families and Wellbeing Team based in Trafford. 

Umbrella Rate: £14.66 - £16.18 per hour

Duration: 19/02/2024 - 3 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9am – 7pm (8 hrs per day including 45 min break) – Office based

(Day is normally 9.30am – 5.30pm)

Family Contact Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Facilitate and supervise after school contact sessions with looked after children and young people aged 0 – 16 years and their families
  • These will take place in a contact centre, in the community and at times outside of the borough
  • Transport to and from sessions
  • Manage a caseload
  • Ensure safeguarding of the children and young people is a priority at all times
  • Support the children with any feelings that may arise from contact
  • Immediately raise any concerns you may have
  • Organise and co-ordinate contacts activities e.g. cinema within the community ensuring that appropriate Risk Assessments are in place and adhered to
  • Supervise and record (video) final contact sessions with children and their families when adoption is part of the child’s plan
  • Attend Court to give evidence on the nature of contact sessions, the level of attachment and the relationship between the child and parent/significant other when required
  • Work with other agencies and professionals including social workers, providing reports that will form part of their parenting assessments
  • Work with parents who could have a range of issues that may have effected their parenting
  • Maintain up-to-date records and case notes on a daily basis
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • At least 1 years’ experience working with looked after children and their families
  • Understanding of attachment theories in relation to children in care
  • Ability to apply different methods of interventions with children and families to educate, facilitate and promote changes within contact sessions
  • Previous experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and in partnership with external agencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be flexible
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Family Contact Worker friends or colleagues.

If you are a Family Contact Worker and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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