Family Support Worker (Inc Wknds) (G5+2) (Social and Healthcare Unqualified)

Location Staffordshire
Salary £10.18 - £12.78 per hour
Will include transporting child/ren to family time with birth families and supervising such occasions.  Punctuality; professionalism; observations and report writing to a high standard is also required.

Family Support worker required for very busy Care Planning and Court Team based in Tamworth.  37-hrs per week will include some weekend working with time off in the week as appropriate.

  • To provide transport and escort children and their families to a variety of situations including contact visits, school, medical appointments, meetings and social activities working under the direct guidance of the case holding social worker
  • Under guidance to organise and supervise children’s contact visits with their families
  • To provide practical support to families and carers
  • To support children and young people in a range of social and recreational activities in the community
  • Together with colleagues to provide care, supervision, and activities for children whilst their parents or carers are attending groups or meetings
  • To attend reviews, planning meetings and other relevant meetings as required.
  • To provide verbal and written reports to the Line Manager or case holding  worker