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Family Support Worker

Yvonne Lewis Group
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and committed to working with children and family

Yvonne Lewis Group are currently looking to recruit Sessional family support workers

For this post you will need a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent in health and social care and children and at least one year experience of working with children and families.

Specific Duties

Observe and support the practical parenting skills of a carer on an agreed schedule as well as during ad hoc periods of escorting, contract and record the observations on the family's chronology.
Assessing risk to the child/ren/adults and respond appropriately.
To carry out a series of regular checks and record in the log/day notes.
To offer guidance and support to families who experience distress or difficulty parenting their children etc.
Advocating on behalf of families when appropriate.
To ensure that the needs of families relating to religious persuasion, racial origin, cultural and linguistic background, gender and sexual orientation are met
To report verbally and in writing your assessment to the line manager responsible for the case. To keep detailed evidence based records.
To undertake general filing duties as required.
To carry out other duties commensurate with the general nature of the post and as required by line managers.
To develop an awareness and understanding of company policies and procedures and apply these as appropriate.
To comply as required with current Health and Safety Regulations.
To ensure that all services within the area(s) of responsibility are provided in accordance with commitment to the provision of high quality service.
Work directly with vulnerable children and parents in a supportive and empathetic manner.
Be able to manage challenges and conflict resolution appropriately

Please contact the office or email me if interested.

Equal Employment Opportunity Disclaimer
Yvonne Lewis Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Yvonne Lewis Group is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Yvonne Lewis Group are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Yvonne Lewis Group will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Yvonne Lewis Group encourages applicants of all ages
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