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Casual Family Support Workers

Adopters for Adoption are looking for Family Support Workers across Chester, Cheshire West and Cheshire East to work on a casual ‘as and when’ basis in order to deliver our Safer Stronger Families Support programme. 

You will be required to work flexibly across the week, which may include providing some evening and weekend support to families some travel will be required.

For more details on this role please click on the job title above.

Department
Support
Hours
As and When
Contract Type
Casual
Salary
8.21 per hour + mileage
Geographical Location
North West
Office
No Base
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
30-08-2019
Ref No
2423
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Role Details

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING A POSITIVE AND LASTING DIFFERENCE TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES?

Adopters for Adoption are looking for Family Support Workers across Chester, Cheshire West and Cheshire East to work on a casual ‘as and when’ basis in order to deliver our Safer Stronger Families Support programme. 

With the skills to engage, motivate and challenge you will support family members to empower them and encourage positive therapeutic parenting.  This will involve working with the family in their home on a weekly basis following a structured programme with the use of evidence based outcomes. 

With a background in family support work, ideally within adoption, fostering or any other related area you will need an understanding of the challenges of parenting children and young people who have experienced a traumatised start to early life. It is essential that you are Triple P trained and have at least 1 years’ experience of working with children and families as well as a sound and up to date knowledge of safeguarding procedures.  You must be able to evidence good communication, observation and report writing skills.

You will be required to work flexibly across the week, which may include providing some evening and weekend support to families some travel will be required.

WE OFFER

- Flexible hours – these positions are on a casual ‘as and when’ basis, therefore may be compatible with family life or alongside other employment

- An hourly rate of £8.21 per hour.

- Mileage allowance/travel costs

- Solution Focussed Brief therapy training as well as further professional development

- Training in the use of ‘Outcomes Star’

- Regular supervision and support

- Working as part of a very supportive team

- Career development and a highly rewarding role

Group Companies:

Core Assets FCA Core Assets Childrens Services FCA Scotland Fostering People Grenfell Support Service