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Family Support Practitioner - Hackney

Job Title: Family Support Practitioner - Hackney
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hackney
Salary: £19.40 - 24.91 per hour
Start Date: 04/12/2023
Duration: 6 months initially
REF: SD0811202302
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Family Support Practitioner - Hackney

Are you a passionate, dedicated Family Support Practitioner looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Family Support Practitioner to join a team based in Hackney.

Umbrella Rate: £19.40 – £24.91 per hour

Duration: 04/12/2023 – 6 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm, 36 hrs/week - Office based

Family Support Practitioner role: Full JD Available

  • Provide one to one targeted work in the home, group work and coordinated services and activities
  • Deliver interventions in order to provide intense support to families with multiple and complex needs
  • Deliver child centred holistic family assessments to identify adverse childhood experiences and factors impacting on family functioning, in order to increase resilience, parenting capacity and promote good child and parent attachment in order to support child outcomes
  • Provide evidence based interventions to support parents to develop skills and strategies to parent their child
  • Promote and support child development, providing positive child centred learning opportunities
  • Respond resourcefully to families at risk of poor outcomes at the earliest opportunity, making full use of community resources and settings to support children to achieve a good level of development and reduce family isolation
  • Assist families in accessing and engaging with third sector family support services, including information and advice services, local community groups and centres, health services, childcare and education services, adult learning, training and employment services
  • Support with barriers such as housing and financial matters that impact on parenting
  • Strengthen relationships between parents, carers, children and professionals by using effective communication, collaboration and networking
  • Work in partnership with the senior family support worker to deliver a range of evidence based parenting and family programmes
  • Maintain up to date case files
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • Experience of working with children and families living in disadvantage areas
  • Experience of providing parenting support or delivering parents groups, forums or events
  • Knowledge and commitment to undertaking risk assessments of work environment to ensure the safety of self and others
  • Good assessment and record keeping skills
  • Ability to work outside of the core day between the hours of 7.30am to 7pm
  • 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 Support Practitioner friends or colleagues.

If you are a Family Support Practitioner 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.