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QSW - Family support practitioner

Job Title: QSW - Family support practitioner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Worthing
Salary: £36 per hour
REF: LMHC87438742
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a QSW - Family support practitioner  to work with one of our clients based in Worthing. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift times may vary

Temp contract

Pay rate paying up to £36ph

Key Responsibilities 

  • To provide training, guidance and advice in working with bereaved children and young people in schools, colleges other partner agencies enabling stakeholders to develop their own effective response to the needs of the people they work with.
  • To maintain a caseload of children and family work in pre and post - bereavement, transitions work with young people moving from children’s to adult services, while developing and implementing services that encourage resilience building.
  • To adopt a whole family approach in direct as well as indirect service delivery, promoting this across the hospice multidisciplinary team as well as with external partners.
  • Participate in the recruitment, training and provision of clinical supervision to volunteers and/or bank workers working with families and young people.
  • To undertake some generic casework with adults with life limiting illness, particularly within groups often excluded from mainstream services. 
  • To maintain a resource base for pre - and post - bereavement work with children and families, cascading resources and information to colleagues and partners.
  • To participate in appropriate regional or national working groups, including the Children’s Bereavement Network.
  • To monitor and review own practice through evaluation and the use of agreed outcome measures.
  • To develop and facilitate projects based on the needs of bereaved families, children and young people within the Community, including them in co-creation of services and support.
  • To develop and maintain local networks and partnerships to encourage effective conversation around death and dying, engaging children and young people where appropriate

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Liam Murphy on