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Family Support Worker- Children Services- Wrexham

Job Title: Family Support Worker- Children Services- Wrexham
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Wrexham
Salary: £11.02 - 13.73 per hour
REF: KSTL22062020WR
Contact Name: Ben Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Family Support Worker- Children Services- Wrexham

Are you a passionate, dedicated Family Support Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting several Family Support Workers to work with Children Services in and around the Wrexham area.

Pay rate is  £8.72-£15.10

Purpose of the Role:

To support the social workers in their day to day work. Supervising contacts between children and families, supporting with appointments, preparing cases for transfer and closure. Direct work with children and families. supporting with referrals to other agencies when required. The role is varied and is paid at an unqualified social work rate.

Role Details:

  • To work with children, their families, and carers to promote stability enabling children to stay safe.
  • To work with children, their families, and carers to maintain positive relationships.
  • To safeguard and promote individual young people’s welfare and rights, providing good quality services which are free from oppressive features.
  • To undertake flexible and imaginative approaches in offering support to children, their families, and carers.
  • To work with children, their families, and carers to promote good outcomes for children.
  • In respect of Looked After Children, to complete Life Story Work and prepare young people for new placements.
  • To support families and young people where there is a risk of placement breakdown.
  • To take case responsibility for cases where there is not a requirement that this is held by a social worker.
  • To support the completion of relevant assessments under the specific direction of a social worker/senior    practitioner/Team coordinator or Team Manager.
  • To participate in Planning Meetings and Reviews and all other relevant meetings
  • If required, on occasion give evidence in both civil and criminal Court proceedings.
  • To take responsibility for the accurate recording of all the work undertaken on the electronic case file
  • To participate in team meetings, supervision sessions and training where appropriate.
  • To work as a member of a team and communicate effectively with colleagues.
  • To use IT resources as required.
  • To actively contribute to the on-going development of the service, commensurate with the grade of the post.
  • In exceptional circumstances and following a risk assessment to stay overnight in the homes of children and families for whom we are providing a service.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post although suitable adjustments will be made in line with the Disability Discrimination Act.

Skills and Experience:

  • You will need least 6 months experience working with children in care
  • Previous contact supervision experience.
  • Must have an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care

What we offer:

  • We will offer you Excellent & Competitive Rates of Pay, Organised Local Interviews and Free Uniform if necessary.
  • Flexible hours
  • Access to the 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
  • You will have a Passionate Dedicated Consultant helping you find the shifts you are looking for with a Contactable 24-hour Support for any out of Hour queries.
  • When registering you will be going through our efficient Compliance Service.
  • Free Occupational Health Fitness to Work Certificate (If required)

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Nurse friends or colleagues.

If you are a Family Support Worker and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445(option1) and speak to The Care Team. Or email on,

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