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Family Support Worker - Pontefract

Job Title: Family Support Worker - Pontefract
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Pontefract
Salary: £17.76 - 17.76 per hour
Start Date: 25/09/2023
Duration: 6 months
REF: SD2408202302
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Family Support Worker - Pontefract

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

Pay Rates: £17.76 per hour

Duration: 25/09/2023 – 6 months (maternity leave cover)  

Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 17:00, 37 hrs/week – Office based

Family Support Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Facilitate and supervise family time with looked after children and their families
  • Make an observation of the family time for social workers assessment
  • Work with the families to resolve any behavioural and emotional issues that may arise from contact
  • Provide advice and guidance to parents where needed on things such as child development
  • Build strong, trusting working relationships
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Child Protection procedures and principles and MCC social work procedures relating to court proceedings
  • Maintain records of work and write reports

Essential Requirements:

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Recent extensive experience working with looked after children and families
  • Understanding of child development
  • Awareness of safeguarding systems and course of action to take when concerned about a child’s safety
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Family Support Worker 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 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.