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Family Support Worker


Family Support Worker
Job Description

London Borough of Redbridge are currently seeking a motivated and innovative Family Support Worker to be part of a team delivering early intervention and family support across the borough.

As a Family Support Worker, you will be working with different partner agencies, children and families from different and diverse backgrounds.

Your role will involve providing a range of support in the home to a diverse community.

You will need to understand safeguarding and be able to work with mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic violence, learning disabilities and other factors that could impede effective parenting.

The aim is to improve outcomes for children within the family environment.


Responsibilities

  • Deliver early intervention and family support services

  • Work with different partner agencies, children and families from different and diverse backgrounds

  • Provide a range of support in the home to a diverse community

  • Understand safeguarding and be able to work with mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic violence, learning disabilities and other factors that could impede effective parenting

  • Improve outcomes for children within the family environment


Requirements

  • Experience of child development and family support

  • Ability to write reports

  • Motivated and innovative

  • Willingness to work with different partner agencies, children and families from different and diverse backgrounds

  • Understanding of safeguarding and ability to work with mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic violence, learning disabilities and other factors that could impede effective parenting


Qualifications

  • Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent

  • Knowledge of child development and parenting

  • Understanding of safeguarding

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team





How to Apply

If you are interested in this Family Support Worker position, please submit your CV to Ashley.Brown@servicecare.org.uk or call the office on 01772 208 964.