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Family Support Worker - Oldham

Job Title: Family Support Worker - Oldham
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oldham
Salary: £13.04 - 13.04 per hour
REF: SD1701202301
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Family Support Worker - Oldham

Are you a passionate, dedicated Family Support Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Family Support Worker to join a Children with Disabilities Short Breaks team based in Oldham. 

Pay Rates: £13.04 per hour

Duration: 30/01/2023 - 10 months

Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:40 - 17:00, 36.66 hrs/week - Office Based

Family Support Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Work directly with children, young people and families, providing practical help, advice and guidance on issues affecting family, relationship and functioning especially in areas relating to child’s additional needs.
  • Assessment visits and direct work with family support tasks at families homes.
  • Contribute to and implement individual plans for children and young people.
  • Assess and review short breaks packages.
  • Offer family interventions for children with disabilities and complex needs.
  • Develop a local knowledge and understanding of resources which are available to meet the needs of the child and family.
  • Ensure files and records are accurately maintained.
  • Provide written and verbal contributions to child protection/Child in Need reviews, Looked After Children (LAC) statutory reviews, multi-agency meetings and to hold Children in Need cases as appropriate.
  • Work with colleagues from all agencies to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Develop trusting working relationships.

Essential Requirements:

  • Driving Licence, Access to a Vehicle, Business Insurance
  • Able to travel to different sites across the Borough
  • Recent experience working with children in need, young people and their families
  • Experience keeping accurate records and writing short reports
  • An understanding of current child care legislation, child protection issues and local/national initiatives
  • Ability to collate, organise and evaluate information as an aid to decision making
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate 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.