Family Support Officer - Peckham

FSW - Peckham
  • £17 - 22 per hour
  • Peckham, Greater London, England
  • Contract

Family Support Officer - Peckham ***

We are seeking an experienced Family Support Officer to work on behalf of a local authority based in pekcham, supporting the Assessment & Intervention Service.

The vacancy is working on a full time agency contract for 3-6 months with a view to extended.

Rates of pay - £17 - £22 per hour which is negotiable depending on your experience.

Location - SE15.

Full time role - (36 hours per week)

About The Role:

  • The Family Support Worker is a key role within the service and will work closely with families to build strong relationships, based on respect and positive regard while providing practical, effective and targeted family support.
  • Working as part of a frontline team contributing toward holistic assessments of children, young people and their family’s needs. Helping ensure intervention plans fully reflect family and children’s views and aspirations.
  • Work alongside social workers to keep families together, promoting positive change with complex families when it is safe to do so.

Accountabilities:

  • Working collaboratively with colleagues in the Assessment and Intervention Service and partner agencies.
  • Working alongside children, young people and their families supporting them to achieve better life chances.
  • Provide practical advice as well acting as a lead coordinator for additional support services where appropriate.
  • Coordinate practical and emotional support to the family particularly by providing help and support during time of crisis.
  • Provide information to families about how to access local and national support services and to facilitate access to services for families where needed.
  • Working within a multidisciplinary service and participating in associated meetings.
  • Share knowledge around promoting change, participating in case discussions and group supervisions.
  • Support work being undertaken with adolescents at risk of exploitation in order to build their resilience.

*We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity*

To apply for this role please email dm@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk & call Dane on 01772 954 200.

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Dane Matthews Senior Consultant

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