Social Work - Family S...
£29,621 - 33,859 per year
Sanctuary Personnel, a leading and award-winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work based in Slough, as a Family Support Worker. The salary for this permanent Social Worker role is £29,621 - £33,859 per annum. Main Duties: Conduct comprehensive whole family assessments as required and produce appropriate written reports detailing family assessment and ensuring that these are recorded on the eCAF system. Deliver brief and short-term interventions when this is sufficient to meet family needs, and long-term interventions using the Dundee Model of family support. Act as dedicated Lead Professional at all stages of support from pre-assessment through to exit strategy, using support and challenge measures to ensure that parents and children engage and comply with the family’s action plan. Coordinate support from external agencies and lead the Team Around the Family (TAF) approach. Work with families at various times including early morning, evening and weekends, delivering services where they are required such as the family home and community settings. Maintain effective records of family interventions and use the outcomes-based Family Star assessment tool to evidence the achievement of outcomes and enable evaluation recording these on the eCAF system. Promote and contribute to early intervention processes using step up and step-down approaches, supporting Social Care where appropriate and understanding when statutory interventions are required. Ensure all interventions are conducted within an anti-discriminatory framework, and take into account issues such as race, gender, sexuality, disability etc, and deliver appropriate services to the diverse communities of Slough. Requirements of the Social Worker: Degree or equivalent in social work. Current Social Work England registration. At least 2 years post qualification experience in frontline family social work, including experience of intensive one to one work and group work with parents, children, and young people from complex families. At least one year experience of acting as lead professional delivering family-focused interventions. Knowledge of Child Protection, procedures, Safeguarding, and CAF, as well as thorough understanding of how complex families with entrenched negative behaviours interact. Ability to work flexibly (including early morning, evening, and weekends) and communicate with a range of organisations and service providers within the Slough area, including the ability to coordinate a multi-agency intervention. Experience of using the Common Assessment Framework to assess cases and show progress. Must be computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel). Contact: This Social Worker job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.