Family Support Worker- Liverpool City Council
|Job Title:||Family Support Worker- Liverpool City Council|
|Salary:||£13.42 - 13.42 per hour|
|Contact Name:||Nanayaw Kyeremeh|
|Job Published:||8 months ago|
Liverpool City Council – Family Support Worker
Location: Edge Hill CFC, Liverpool, L7 1PH
Contract: Initial contract to 28TH May 2021
Hours: Full Time 9:00am to 4:30pm
Payrate: £13.42 an Hour
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To provide direct supports to children, young people and their families facing a range of difficulties.
This role will provide additional support at an early stage to help divert families from requiring higher threshold services.
The service will seek to achieve the following outcomes:
Improved school attendance
Improved school behaviour
Progress to work
Cost savings (reduction in level of risk, reduction in number of support workers/interventions, etc)
MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
To work flexibly in partnership with schools who have identified children and young people who need additional support to achieve the service outcomes as outlined above. This will include working early mornings and evenings.
Develop effective relationships with parents and carers via a whole family approach, ensuring positive partnerships between parents /cares, pupils and schools are fostered and developed.
Advise, assist and support parents to take responsibility for their child’s attendance, behaviour and health needs by building on the strengths of the family in addition to offering practical support where required.
To promote the safeguarding of children and young people in accordance with LCC Safeguarding Procedures and the council’s framework for the care and protection of children.
To work effectively and cooperatively with partner agencies using common processes including the Common Assessment Framework (CAF), Team Around the Family (TAF), and Lead Professional (LP) roles
To use an assertive approach to challenge and confront families on negative behaviour and areas they need to improve on, whist being honest and direct.
Develop clear individual targeted plans of intervention in accordance with the needs of the child / young person and their family as part of the CAF process.
Adopt the role of the Lead Professional.
To work within, adhere to and understand all LCC policies procedures and good practice guidelines specifically relating to confidentiality, data protection and data sharing protocols.
To support families to develop practical parenting strategies that enhance positive parent – child relationships.
To reduce inequalities in outcomes between the most disadvantaged children and the rest by implementing effective practices in narrowing the gap.
To produce clear plans of support and robust records to demonstrate how outcomes aligned to service priorities have been achieved.
Develop the City Council’s commitment to equal opportunities and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of work undertaken.
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.
To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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