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Senior Family Support Worker - Birmingham Children's Trust

Birmingham Children's Trust
£26,999 - £33,799
1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/06/2019 at 23:59 PM
Birmingham Children's Trust

Birmingham Children’s Trust is currently looking for full time staff to work within our multi-agency hubs. Are you trained and can evidence that you have delivered evidence based approaches in working with vulnerable adolescents.

The role will focus on achieving good outcomes for children and families through coordination and delivery across Family Support/Think Family services. The candidate will be expected to lead and work within a multi-disciplinary and professional integrated family support and safeguarding service to provide a timely response to the needs of families; acting in accordance with local policies, procedures and priorities.

By using the early help assessment and our family plan you will be the lead practitioner to coordinate the implementation of a multi-agency plan of intervention. The candidate will be responsible for delivering one to one and group interventions with vulnerable adolescence and working outside normal office hours when required.

Experience in working with vulnerable adolescents is a core requirement and to able to evidence that you have delivered evidence based approaches to working effectively and directly with vulnerable adolescence  and their families who present complex needs, show experience of completing assessments on a child’s needs that identifies needs and informs Intervention. The candidate must be experienced in identifying, managing risk to a point of escalation into Children Social Care and have an excellent understanding of the Think family criteria. The candidate will be asked to evidence working in partnership with key statutory and non-statutory stakeholders.

Requirement; Educated to GCSE standard and hold an NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in a related field.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen and work with others to solve problems and liaise with a range of agencies

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