Outreach Support Worker

  • Location:

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Madge Smith

  • Contact email:

    madge.smith@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/559643

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-29

  • Start date:

    10/08/2020 15:11:46

Outreach Support Worker
Stockport
£10.58 per hour

We are looking to recruit an Outreach Support Worker on a temporary basis. Working pattern is full time hours (37.5 hours per week).
We are seeking a motivated, flexible, and resilient Outreach Support Worker.

The Outreach Support Worker will work within the special guardianship support team for a two month period. This post has been created in recognition of the impact on guardianship households of the restrictions associated with COVID-19 pandemic.

Responsibilities of the role:

* To provide practical and emotional parenting advice / strategies to help special guardians to support the children in their care
* To provide opportunity for Guardians to reflect and think about their parenting styles and try to adapt or enhance their skills to develop a wider toolkit of skills and strategies
* To support Guardians at times of need / crisis / stressful situations to manage children's difficulties in responsive and attuned ways
* To support children and young people to have some time away from the home (where possible, in accordance with current restrictions)
* To give children and young people a voice and to listen to their concerns / worries / anxieties and support them to understand them and find new ways to cope, repair and resolve some of their difficulties.
* To support with transitions to school and ensuring children's emotional needs are considered as part of further planning

To be considered for this role you must be:

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

Please call email: madge.smith@search.co.uk or call on: 0161 835 8772 for further details.

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