Family Support Worker

Surrey, Surrey

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW50811_1543855353
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2018-12-03
  • Location: Surrey, Surrey
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-24
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for a Family Support Worker to work within the Surrey area.

To work intensively and in partnership with children, families/carers and the multi-agency professional network to promote children's welfare and help families to achieve the best outcomes possible for their children and young people.

The responsibilities of a Family Support Worker includes:

  • To hold a caseload, undertake assessments, SMART planning and reviews, provide and co-ordinate intensive and structured support and intervention to families; to promote children's welfare and help parents to achieve better outcomes for their children, within their homes and communities
  • To work in partnership with families and develop effective working relationships with key partner agencies (e.g. DV support, police, housing, health, adult and children's social care, schools)
  • Through direct work with service users and an assessment process identify risk and needs and develop outcome focussed SMART plans
  • To ensure practice is compliant with policy and procedure and in particular any risks to children which are identified and acted on accordingly to ensure that children and young people are safeguarded at all times
  • To lead on organising Team Around the Family meetings and be responsible for supporting/co-coordinating multi agency meetings as required; using whole family working approaches

Requirements of a Family Support Worker:

  • 2 years recent experience within Children and Families
  • A level 3 in childcare qualification in keeping with the specific service area, or equivalent in experience
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £18.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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