You will be working within the Children, Adults and Health Department and as a support worker you’ll make a difference by helping to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families.
Here are some comments from parents who have been helped by Families Plus workers:
‘The work we’ve done with you means our daughter is communicating her feelings more easily than before, which is helping enormously.’
‘After Families Plus worked with our son, he is a lot more confident with school and in himself’
‘The parenting course we completed with Families Plus helped us massively… I can honestly say it has made us better parents.’
What will you be doing?
- You will carry out whole family assessments and support families to implement changes in their lives using a strength based approach and contribute to social care plans.
- You will spend time providing advice, support and guidance to families either through group work or one to one outreach sessions.
- Daily you’ll liaise and work with external contacts such as health agencies, social care and the voluntary sector ensuring that communication is effective so knowledge and best practice is shared.
- You will facilitate a range of groups to support families with children aged 5 and under, with colleagues or in partnership with other agencies.
- You’ll be required to maintain confidential reports and case notes, record care plans and risk assessments in accordance with professional and Council guidelines.