Family Workers

Dudley Lodge*
From £17,704 to £21,532 per annum
28 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Family Workers

Scale point 14 – 21 (£17,704 - £21,532 per annum)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Following a rolling rota including weekends 7.30am -3.00pm & 2.30pm – 10.00pm

Centre: Birmingham & Coventry

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to complement our staff team to join our well-respected charity. We offer on-site parking, excellent working conditions, ongoing training, and the opportunity to develop within the organisation.

Are you looking for a Change in Career or to gain experience in the field of Social Care/ Social Work? Then look no further and apply to join and become one of our Team.

?we are not looking for previous experience as we induct and train our workers. Employees can go on to gain Social Care Qualifications.

The successful candidates will join the company to become part of the welcoming and friendly team.

We offer a great range of benefits including an employee assistance programme, which offers independent advice and support 24 hours a day. We also offer a pension scheme and Health Care benefits. Our employees also make use of Childcare Vouchers.

To work as part of a team in a residential and community based setting; providing detailed objective evidence based assessment recordings in line with the National Assessment Framework. To include undertaking individual sessions of work with families in order to promote positive parenting.

To provide quality & detailed evidence based assessment observation recordings. These examine the nature of the interactions between the child, family and environmental factors and are key in helping make sound recommendations and to inform on future planning.

To provide appropriate advice and guidance to families in accordance with their work Programmes.

To work in partnership with colleagues i.e. Team/Case Managers, Training Manager etc.

To provide a high quality and dependable standard of service which meet our organisations values and standards.

Carrying out observations and recording the interactions between the child and family for assessment purposes.
Undertaking individual sessions of work with families in order to promote positive parenting; providing appropriate advice and guidance to families in accordance with their work programmes.
Taking responsibility for the security of the building and maintaining a safe environment for residents.
Undertaking ongoing risk assessments of families, acting decisively to protect children.
Carrying out admin and domestic duties.
To actively promote Dudley’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults at a level appropriate to this group.

Are the jobs exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act? Yes

Does the post require a DBS check? Yes

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons”

Please note we do not accept CV’s

Close date: Thursday 24th August

Applicants that have not been selected for an interview please assume you have not been successful if you do not hear from us 2 weeks after close date.

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