Family Support Worker

Thurrock BU
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United Kingdom
£31,199 - £35,579 GBP yearly
Salary: £31,199 - £35,579 per annum
Grade D
Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover
37 Hours per Week 

The Prevention and Support Service (PASS) provides integrated support to children young people and their families where additional needs have been identified. The key objective of the service is to offer practical advice, support, and direct case work to families to prevent issues escalating and requiring statutory intervention.

The role of the Family Support Worker within PASS is to work alongside other professionals to offer advice, guidance and support to professionals working with children and their families. They will also undertake an assessment and robust planning via Team Around the Family meetings. The role is pivotal in offering consultation, signposting and allocation of the most appropriate services which will, include multi-agency service provision. We are looking for a Family Support Worker who is experienced and confident enough to work autonomously where required to ensure children and families are appropriately supported.

If you are passionate about the outcomes for children are committed to direct work and want to make a difference in the life of a child we want to hear from you!

What We Offer:

  • Accessible management support and regular reflective supervision
  • diverse training opportunities and an established CPD programme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days rising to 30 after 5 years of service
  • Flexible working to enable work life balance
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level is required for this role.

Closing Date: 

Redeployment only: 13th June 2024

Internal and External: 30th June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Please email Perpetua Zengeya at PeZengeya@thurrock.gov.uk  should you have any queries regarding the post or interview dates.

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