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Outreach Family Support Worker - Early Help - Liverpool

Job Title: Outreach Family Support Worker - Early Help - Liverpool
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £18.40 - 18.40 per hour
Start Date: 10/06/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD0706202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description

Outreach Family Support Worker - Early Help - Liverpool 

Are you a passionate, dedicated Outreach Family Support Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Outreach Family Support Worker to join an Early Help Team based in Liverpool.

Duration: 3 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, 35 hrs/week

Outreach Family Support Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Undertake early help assessments with families, create support plans and chair team around the family meetings to review the progress and identify any additional areas of support
  • Address the needs of young people with the aim of improving their engagement in mainstream education
  • Provide empowering, interventions to children and families to help address emerging worries and affect positive change to improve the longer term outcomes of children and young people
  • Coordinate support with our multi-agency partners to ensure that a whole family approach is taken to address the identified needs of the family
  • Provide outreach and home based Early Help Support to vulnerable children and young people who are identified as being at risk of a variety of issues
  • Review plans at the required timescales
  • Work with the families to reduce challenging behaviour
  • Promote the safeguarding of children and young people
  • Support parents in developing practical parenting strategies which enhance positive parent/carer-child relations. This can include facilitated meetings between family members
  • Support the delivery of supervised contact to cases that are open to Early Help
  • Keep effective records on the electronic systems, which includes the recording of plans, assessments, chronologies and associated general notes
  • Develop strong, trusting working relationships
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • Experience of direct work with children, young people and their families
  • Experience of delivering outreach and home based support to children and families to address areas of identified need
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team across a range of services including Health, Education, Children’s Centres, School’s Family Support Service, etc. to support parents in meeting the needs of their children
  • Ability to communicate effectively, using good written and verbal skills
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

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

If you are an Assessment Officer 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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