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Family Support Worker- Staffordshire

Job Title: Family Support Worker- Staffordshire
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £9.50 - 11.83 per hour
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Family Support Worker

LOCATION: Staffordshire

PLACEMENT: to start ASAP, minimum 3 months, Full time 37 hours per week.

PAY:  £9.50 - £11.83

4Recruitment Services  are seeking  Family Support  Workers to provide services to our client based Staffordshire, to work with partners and families in the county to enable vulnerable children and young people to be safe and secure;

to promote physical and emotional well-being and to help them achieve their full potential within their communities.

The staff and services are based in localities to provide easy access to families and they work with schools and academies, with Police, health services and a range of other partners through their Local Support Teams to prevent children,

young people and families requiring more intensive support.


To provide transport and escort children and their families to a variety of situations including contact visits, school, medical appointments, meetings and social activities working under the direct guidance of the case holding social worker.

Under guidance to organize and supervise children’s contact visits with their families.

To provide practical support to families and carers.

To support children and young people in a range of social and recreational activities in the community.

Together with colleagues to provide care, supervision, and activities for children whilst their parents or carers are attending groups or meetings.

In respect of Looked After Children, to complete Life Story Work and prepare young people for new placements.

To support families and young people where there is a risk of placement breakdown.

To attend reviews, planning meetings and other relevant meetings as required.

To provide verbal and written reports to the Line Manager or case holding worker.

In exceptional circumstances, and following a risk assessment, to stay overnight in the homes of children and families for whom we are providing a service.

To ensure all work undertaken is recorded on a child’s electronic case file.

To make effective use of IT systems.

To participate in supervision, team meetings and training sessions.

To work with carers, families and young people to help them develop a range of living/household management skills

On occasion to attend and give evidence in court

To contribute to the completion of relevant assessments

To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post although suitable adjustments will be made in line with the Disability Discrimination Act.

 We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • 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 please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email