Early Help Family Worker

Early Help FWorker
  • £19 - 22 per hour
  • Croydon, Greater London, England
  • Contract

Early Help Family Worker **

We are working in partnership with a Local Authority in the Croydon area who are seeking a Family Workers to join their Early Help Divison.

Contract - 4-6 months with a view to extend to an ongoing contract.

Full Time Hours – 35 Hours per week.

Location – Croydon, CR1.

Rate of Pay - £19.95+ per hour – Negotiable depending on experience.

Role Accountabilities:

  • You will deliver an intensive, targeted and high quality whole family service for Croydon families who are identified as having children and young people who are at risk of poor outcomes and/ or at risk of escalating statutory services.
  • Completing a comprehensive assessment of need, the worker will help families to make their own decisions about changes they need to make.
  • Work with families will be through SMART planning and support, enabled by the use of the Strengthening Families approach.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the delivery of a service for families who are identified as having children and young people who are at risk of poor outcomes and /or at risk of escalating to high need intervention.
  • Work in an integrated and partnership focussed way with families and other agencies through the delivery of a defined practice model in order that families increase their capacity to function in the community without the need for intensive support.
  • Support to families with multiple and complex needs where intensive support is required
  • Engage and sustain families in the programme to ensure improvements in their resilience and autonomy, improving outcomes and preventing escalation of their issues
  • To take the Lead Professional role and maintain a caseload of families, ensuring timely and effective intervention to maintain progress.
  • To work as part of a team consisting of practitioners with multi-agency experience in order to support identified children, young people and families to access learning and services within their local community.

Experience Needed:

  • Early Help Interventions.
  • Early Help Support Plans.
  • Local Authority / Public Sector.

At our organisation, we believe in rewarding referrals! Know someone perfect for this role? Our referral scheme offers up to £250 for successful recommendations.

To apply, please email dm@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk and reach out to Dane at 01772 954 200.


Dane Matthews Senior Consultant

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