Contact Worker

  • Location:

    Blackpool, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £11.97 per hour

  • Contact:

    Catherine Yates

  • Contact email:

    catherine.yates@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/533076

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Search Consultancy is working with a Lancashire based local authority to recruit a full-time Contact Worker on an ongoing, temporary basis.

As a contact worker you will be responsible for supervising contact visits for children and young people who are in local authority care, including transportation of children as and when necessary. You will be required to keep factual, accurate recordings of observations made and also complete reports for social workers and legal proceedings as requested.

The ability to intervene appropriately when difficulties and inappropriate behaviours arise is an essential requirement of this role. The role entails working in partnership with a variety of professional agencies including foster carers and colleagues. Work will take place both at the centre and at various community resources, including Children centres and within family homes.

Applications are welcome for candidates with the following: minimum of NVQ2 Early years childcare and education or equivalent. A full driving licence, including business use, is required for this post.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age