Family Support Worker - Missing Home

  • Location:

    Bury, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Madge Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    13/04/2020 13:35:21

Family Support Worker - Missing Home
£12.00 per hour

We are looking to recruit a Family Support Worker on a temporary basis. Working pattern is full time hours - 9am - 5pm.

Due to the current situation; home visits will consist of; Skype, Video or Telephone calls.

Responsibilities of the role:

* Plan and implementing programmes of agreed work with children/young people and their families.
* Work with parents to equip them with the necessary skills to promote child/young person's appropriate development.
* Work in partnership with other agencies to devise workable strategies for managing behaviours.
* Support parents in carrying out behavioural programmes.
* Support children and parents to attend appointments.
* Visit children and young people at home, in school and/or any other venue deemed appropriate.
* Advocate with and on behalf of the children and their families
* Monitoring and review of Missing From Home episodes involving children and young people in the Bury area.
* Home visits to be facilitated to see parents/carers and children.
* Updating of ICS to reflect the Missing from Home episodes.
* Completion of Return Home interview documentation.
* Liaison with partner agencies and sharing of information.
* Attendance at strategy meetings and multi-agency risk meeting

Any other duties which are reasonable to perform within the grade

To be considered for this role you must be:

* Eligible to work in the UK
* Enhanced DBS
* References

Please email your CV to:

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