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Outreach Support Worker

£13.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Liverpool City Council Outreach Family Support Worker 37hrs per week £13.42 per hour the rate payable will be dependent on hours and shifts available The Talent Crowd are looking for a Temporary Family Support Worker for our client in Liverpool. They are looking for a Family Support Worker that is robust, energetic, positive and enthusiastic. The support provided will need a whole family approach and will be available to families in need of Early Help (Level 2 and 3) The successful candidate will be linked to 5 schools who will send in referrals in order to support families with issues such as attendance, behaviour, mental health etc. Duties of the role: • The purpose of the support is to prevent needs escalating and to enable families to develop their own strategies to cope well. • Delivering targeted support to children across age ranges (0 -25 ) and their families in order to prevent the need for statutory services and to ensure families access Universal services • Provide intensive and targeted support to vulnerable children and young people. This includes bespoke packages and programmes. This also includes supporting adolescents with complex emotional and mental health problems • The Schools Family Support Service is a key contributor of early help arrangements and the team effectively work with families to avoid escalation of concerns. • This includes direct work with both young people and their parents/carers who have identified that they need support and have requested additional support through their Childs school. • The role will also involve offering support to our multi agency partners who need assistance to complete early help assessments. • We will work as part of a team providing parenting support, offering advice and guidance to families and professionals and maintaining contact as the Lead Professional. Applicants should have experience of direct work with children, assessing levels of needs, providing direct support to families in their homes and within the school settings the worker will also need experience of multi-agency, partnership working. • Please be aware that Liverpool City Council's overtime rates have changed to be aligned with what a permanent Liverpool City Council employee is entitled to. Requirements: • NVQ Level 3 in Child Care and Education. Youth services, Health and Social Care or equivalent HCPC • DBS • References
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  • Job Reference: 705691444-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Talent Crowd
    The Talent Crowd
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £13.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary