Support Worker, Staffordshire Council, Children And Families Education And Engagement Team


Ref: EN4-754

Sector: Social Work
Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Support Worker
Location: Staffordshire
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN4-754

Job Description

Support Worker, Staffordshire Council, Children And Families Education And Engagement Team - Must be a Support Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Support Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a support Worker with 2 years+ UK experience within a Children’s team

The responsibilities will include:

• To work with partners and families in Staffordshire to enable vulnerable children and young people to be safe and secure
• To promote physical and emotional well-being and to help them achieve their full potential within their communities
• This shared vision has been developed by a range of people involved in and committed to high quality, strong and effective children and families’ services in Staffordshire
• It incorporates views and ideas from managers, front-line practitioners and service users who will be the key contributors to making the vision a reality
• Purpose and values of working with children and families
• Families First works closely with partner organisations and our approach is built on the firm foundations of an integrated ‘team around the family
• We facilitate local support and evidence-based intervention for children and families to prevent needs escalating to a level requiring statutory specialist services
• Where specialist services are needed, we ensure that timely and effective decisions are made to secure the best outcomes for a child’s future
• Our staff and services are based in localities to provide easy access to families and we work with schools and academies, with Police, health services and a range of other partners through our Local Support Teams
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530


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