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Family Outreach Worker - Fixed Term - Jobs

Ref
FAW/006/19
Vacancy type
Maternity Cover until December - 18.50 hours per week
Location
Central / South Cluster - Warrington
Description

Family support is delivered by a dedicated team of workers known as the Family Support Team. They support families at an early stage to improve the life chances of children and young people.

The Family Support Team work with families experiencing a range of challenges such as debt, housing issues, domestic violence, poor mental or emotional health, substance misuse, anti-social behaviour, and neglect, through home visiting and assessment of needs.

A key aspect of the help provided to families includes:

• Support to the whole family with children aged 0-19 years old with complex and multiple needs

• An assessment of need, helping families to identify what works well and what needs to change

• Acting as lead professional for the family, helping the family to access support and work with other services to make changes.

• Parenting advice and working with the family to improve the confidence and self-esteem of children, young people and parents/carers

• Being a positive role model and advocate for children and young people

• Listening to the views of families and their children to provide support.

 

To download an application form and other supporting documents please click here

Salary
£22,911 - £26,317 (FTE pro-rata)
Closing Date
28 April 2019