Service Care Solutions Ltd

Family Support Worker

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of children and families?



Service Care Solutions are looking for a passionate and experienced Family Support Worker to join Walsall Council on their Early Help team.



Contract: 3 months plus ongoing
Pay: £16.26 an hour
Location:Silvercourt,Brownhills,Walsall, WS86HA




About the Role:
This is a multifaceted role where you'll play a vital role in supporting families with children aged 0-19 who face complex challenges.

You'll work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing a holistic approach to address these needs and prevent children from entering care.

Your Responsibilities:



  • Collaborate with social workers, teachers, and other professionals to develop and deliver evidence-based interventions.

  • Assess family needs, identify risks and vulnerabilities, and make appropriate referrals.

  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of families, offering individual or group support programs.

  • Empower parents/carers and promote positive parenting practices.

  • Contribute to safeguarding procedures and ensure the safety and well-being of children.

  • Maintain accurate and confidential case records.

  • Participate in team meetings and contribute to service development.

  • Uphold Walsall Council's values of equality, diversity, and inclusion.


Requirements:



  • A Level 3 qualification or equivalent in a relevant field (e.g., children and young people, social work)

  • Experience working with families facing complex needs and safeguarding concerns.

  • Experience of working with Children and young people 0 - 19 is essential

  • Experience of working with children, young people with SEND

  • The ability to work independently, manage your time effectively, and prioritize tasks.

  • A strong understanding of child development and safeguarding principles.

  • Full UK Driving Licence with access to your own vehicle

  • A willingness to travel within Walsall


If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email me at kat.shah@servicecare.org.uk.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.




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