Family Support Worker

East London , London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: AM131020_1602604499
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2020-10-13
  • Location: East London , London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-12
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Purpose of the Post: The Family Support Worker will work directly with the families, assessing and implementing placement plans, in order to promote, strengthen and to develop parenting skills and to promote the welfare of the child at all times

Key Responsibilities:

Working with families

  1. In line with placement plans, provide families with support on every aspect of daily life, health and well‐being to include - basic baby care, feeding and eating, sleeping, budgeting, safety, discipline, health eating, ,
  2. To participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of individual families' placement plans
  3. To develop and maintain good working relationships with parents and other family members; social workers; school staff and other professionals with a concern for the children's needs such as general practitioners or psychologists.
  4. To ensure that provision and support is provided that is culturally sensitive to the needs of all the families.

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Managing resources

  1. To maintain a safe environment, complying with health and safety and other legal requirements
  2. To maintain the fabric of the building, its grounds and equipment in good order, encourage staff and children to care for their surroundings and make best use of the available resources.
  3. To manage physical, financial and human resources effectively.
  4. To use community resources where appropriate.

Personal

  1. To read and understand Company policies and procedures and ensure their operation within the Centre.
  2. To maintain professional knowledge and skills through reading, attending conferences, training and other such activities, as agreed with the line manager.
  3. To report to a line manager or other appropriate person, in the event of awareness of concerns in respect of families or staff.

Resolve Philosophy

Ensure that families are as fully involved as possible in decisions which affect them individually.

Promote and uphold equal opportunity, anti‐discriminatory and anti‐oppressive policies and practices.

Promote an atmosphere in which families feel supported and valued.

Health and Safety

The post holder will be expected to have an understanding of their responsibility for the health and safety of the staff and families within the Centre. They will ensure that they are familiar with the health and safety policies and that they are adhered to accordingly.

Equal Opportunities

The post holder is responsible for implementation of the equal opportunities policies and practice.

Technology and Data Protection

The post holder must be aware of their responsibility for ensuring that all data is collected, stored and shared in line with Data Protection legislation.

Due to the nature of the service, the post holder will be expected to carry out any other duties commensurate to the role.

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