Family Support Worker

Location Bradford-on-Avon
Salary £10 - £12 per hour
Discipline
To contribute to timely advice giving, referral and/or duty processes so children and
families are supported at the right level. This may include acting as a first point of
contact for a primary school cluster and/or secondary school.
2. To undertake or contribute to holistic and strength-based assessments of need (other
than those requiring a social work assessment) and devise and implement
appropriate plans for babies, children, young people and families.
3. To ensure the appropriate participation of children and young people in their own
assessment, plans and reviews and to respond appropriately to non-engagement.
4. To case hold and co-ordinate multi-agency support to deliver tailored family
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interventions and support which tracks and shows progress over time.
5. To arrange and chair reviews on a regular basis to track and show progress, including
children, young people and families and partner agencies as appropriate.
6. To maintain accurate up to date and appropriate records using identified electronic
systems and equipment.
7. To write reports as required for meetings, reviews etc.
8. To attend court as required representing the department.
9. To undertake all duties commensurate to the nature and level of the post at initial
place of work or at any other venue.
10.To engage with professional supervision, appraisal, team and quality assurance,
practice development in line with the Bradford Behaviours.
11.Participate in training, study and research projects aimed at professional and service
development.
12.To comply with all policies and procedures, guidelines & codes of practice as laid down
by the Council, Children’s Services and contributing to review as required.
13.Contribute to the support of students, apprenticeships, trainees and volunteers.
14.To be responsible for your own continuing personal and professional development,
and ensuring attendance at mandatory training and refreshers appropriate to their
role.