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Family Support Worker - Part Time

Family Support Worker - Part Time

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    Social Work

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    £22,167 per year

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    Regional Team

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    over 3 years ago

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J53417SMB - Family Support Worker – Part Time - Chesterfield - £22,167 pro rata

Are you an experienced family support worker with the skills to make a difference to the lives of families in Chesterfield?

Your New Company:

A national charity offering a range of support to families experiencing difficulties due to disadvantage, social isolation and poverty.  Their aim is to improve the life chances of children and their parents by reinforcing families and their communities and helping them develop their skills through emotional, practical and financial support.

Your New Role:

As Family Support Worker, you will be responsible for supporting new parents to understand the emotional needs of their child and promote secure attachment for the infant. 

Working with families in their own homes around the Chesterfield area, you will carry out a comprehensive assessment of all parents who are referred to the service and signpost to other professionals where appropriate. 

This is a part time role working 22.2 hours per week and is on a contract basis until March 2016, with the possibility of extension.

What you'll need to succeed:

NVQ Level 3 or above in social work health, education or equivalent

Knowledge of child development milestones

An understanding of safeguarding issues

Enhanced DBS certificate

Own vehicle and willingness to travel


What you need to do now:

If you feel you have the required skills and experience for this position, apply now by sending your CV to quoting reference number J53417SMB, or call Steph Doyle for more information on 0191 2299 595.