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Support Planner

Job Title: Support Planner
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Islington
Salary: £28.70 - 28.70 per hour
REF: SDJG140524I
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

Support Planner - Islington

Are you a passionate, dedicated Support Planner looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Support Planner to join a Safeguarding and Family Support Team based in Islington.

Umbrella Pay- £28.70 per hour.

3 months initially.

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, 35 hours per week.

The role:

  • Assist the Social Workers of the Disabled Children’s Team in developing support plans for children and young individuals under their care within the Disabled Children’s Team.
  • Create support strategies for children, youth, and their families in collaboration with both the family and professional networks.
  • Occasionally, you may need to participate in and contribute to Team Around the Child meetings and Child in Need Reviews.
  • Ensure that objectives are SMART and tailored to the individual child/young person and their family.
  • Ensure families comprehend Personal Budgets clearly, including their options for managing them, such as Direct Payments.
  • Arranging and determining the cost of support plans as needed.
  • Occasionally, meeting with families to assist them in establishing their support plan as necessary or suitable.
  • Calculate and organize payment arrangements for support plans.
  • Provide guidance to parents regarding the utilization of the pre-paid card and the associated agreement.
  • Revise support plans in event of crisis or changes in family circumstances, including recalculating the costs associated with the support plan.


  • Appropriate qualifications and/or equivalent experience in healthcare, social services, or education.
  • Experience in creating personal budgets and support plans for disabled children and their families.
  • Experience in collaborating and communicating with disabled children and their families, along with an understanding of the challenges they encounter in a culturally diverse urban setting characterized by significant deprivation issues.
  • Capability to comprehend the requirements of parents and disabled children and facilitate other professionals in aiding these families through a motivational practice and relationship-centered approach.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads, work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Enhanced DBS registered to the update service.

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

If you are a Youth Justice Officer 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,

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