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Family Support Worker (Grade 5) - School Support Service

Peel Solutions

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My client is currently looking to recruit a ‘Family Support Worker’ for their School Support Service based in Liverpool.

 

This is a full-time position, working 35 hours per week over 5 days on a Temporary on-going contract. Your working hours will be 9.00-17.00, Monday-Friday.

 

Your duties & Responsibilities will include:

  • Advise, assist and support parents to take responsibility for their child’s attendance, behavior and health needs, by building on the strengths of the family in addition to offering practical support
  • To support families to develop practical parenting strategies that enhance positive parent-child relationships
  • To use an assertive approach to challenging and confront families on negative behavior and areas they need to improve on whilst being honest direct and supportive
  • Experience in working with families and young people in the community and within the family home
  • Evidence of working effectively and cooperatively with partner agencies
  • Manage a caseload be creative in planning sessions with young people and knowledge and experience in improving parental capacity

 

Requirements for the successful applicant:

  • Substantial experience in working with children, young people and parents on a one to one basis
  • Experience of undertaking assessments such as EHAT Outcome Star SOS, 3 houses and recording on Liquid Logic or any other case management systems
  • Experience in working with families and young people in the community and within the family home
    Evidence of working effectively and cooperatively with partner agencies

 

You will be fully supported in this role and receive regular supervision and will be a great opportunity to work in partnership with Schools.

 

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Sammi Barbour at Peel Solutions.

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