Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker


Job Description


Worcestershire County Council are seeking a Family Support Worker (Scale 6) to join their Homeless Intervention Team.

The team works with 16 and 17 year old young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless within the next 56 days.

As a Family Support Worker, you will be responsible for supporting young people to remain at or return home to live with their families where it is safe for them to do so.

Where young people are unable to remain living at home, you will explore with them and their families their accommodation options and undertake assessments to identify areas where they may require support to develop their independent living skills to ensure a positive move on into appropriate accommodation.


Responsibilities



  • Provide support to young people and their families

  • Undertake assessments to identify areas where young people may require support

  • Develop independent living skills for young people

  • Ensure a positive move on into appropriate accommodation

  • Work collaboratively with partner agencies


Qualifications



  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent

  • Experience of working with young people and their families

  • Experience of working with homeless young people is desirable

  • Experience of working with young people with additional vulnerabilities is desirable





Application Process


If you are someone who shares our passion for working with 16 and 17 year old young people and their families and has a determination to achieve positive outcomes for them, then this company's Homeless Intervention Team may well be for you! Please submit your CV