Family Worker

Dudley Lodge*
From £9.08 to £11.04 per hour
29 Sep 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Worker

Scale: 14 – 21 (£9.08ph - £11.04ph)

Hours: 15 hours (Saturday & Sunday)

Centre: Birmingham

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to complement our staff team to join our established and well-respected family assessment charity. We offer competitive rates of pay, 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 us and become one of our Team.

No previous experience is required as we induct and train our workers.

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

We offer a great range of benefits including on-site parking an employee assistance programme, offering independent advice and support 24 hours a day, a contributory pension scheme, Health Care benefits and Childcare Vouchers Scheme. Tea, coffee, water and fruit are also available to staff free of charge.

If your still not sure feel free to discuss any of our vacancies on 02476 502800 and ask to speak with the HR Team or Centre Administrator.

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”

If you are interested in any of the vacancies above, please visit our website and apply through the careers section, by clicking apply.

Please note we do not accept CV’s

Close date: Friday 27th October 2017

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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