Family Assessment Workers

Dudley Lodge*
Birmingham, UK
02 Oct 2019
28 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Bank / Full-Time / Part-Time Family Assessment Worker
Grade: 14 - 28 (£18,600 - £28,039) pro rata for part-time working
Bank Contracts - Zero hours contract - on an 'as and when' basis
Full-time & Part-Time positions - Following a rolling rota including weekends 7.30am -3.00pm & 2.30pm - 10.00pm

Base: Birmingham

Are you looking for a Change in Career or to gain valuable experience in the field of Social Care/Social Work? Look no further and apply today to join our friendly team at Dudley Lodge!

No experience or qualifications are required as we provide a thorough induction and ongoing training and coaching. We are committed to developing your knowledge base and skills and financially support all new staff to undertake the NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Residential, where needed. There are great opportunities for career progression at Dudley Lodge!

Job Purpose:

As part of a team in a residential setting; to work with families on a day-to-day basis providing detailed evidence-based assessment recordings in line with the National Assessment Framework.

Key duties will include:

  • To observe and record the parents' abilities to meet the immediate safety and care/welfare needs of their children.
  • To undertake individual sessions of work with families in order to promote positive parenting.
  • To examine and observe the nature of the interactions between the child, family and environmental factors and are key in helping make sound recommendations and to inform on future planning.
  • To provide appropriate advice and guidance to families in accordance with their work programmes.
  • To work in partnership with families, colleagues and professionals
  • To provide a high quality, dependable service which meet our charity's values and standards.
  • To provide childcare for children whilst their parents/carers attend Groups and Individual Sessions. To take responsibility for the security of the building and maintain a safe environment for residents.
  • To contribute towards ongoing risk assessments of families, acting decisively to protect children.
  • To carry out admin and domestic duties.
  • To actively promote Dudley's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults at a level appropriate to this group.

Close date: Friday 25th October 2019

If you do not hear from us by Tuesday 29th October 2019 please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Telephone Interviews: Wednesday 30th October 2019, if successful you will be invited back for an interview at the center for a face to face interview held on Monday 4th November 2019.

Interviews will be held over: Monday 4th November 2019.

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