Family support worker

Family support worker

ROLE:

As a family support worker, you will play a key part in creating a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment for children and young people who may have experienced trauma or face challenging circumstances.

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ROLE:

As a family support worker, you will play a key part in creating a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment for children and young people who may have experienced trauma or face challenging circumstances. With a holistic approach, you will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to develop tailored care plans and provide complete support in areas such as behaviour management, emotional well-being, education, and life skills for the young person.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

. Establish positive relationship with children and young people.

. Conduct key work sessions as a group or individually to support the young person with their emotional, social and behavioural needs.

. Contribute to the implementation of care plans for the young person.

. Work closely with other social service professionals, community organizations, and government agencies to coordinate services and support for the young person.

. Implement behaviour management strategies to address challenging behaviours as well as working collaboratively with colleagues to maintain a positive living environment.

. Maintain accurate and detailed records of each child’s progress and behaviour and complete reports and documentation in a timely manner.

. Must be able to respond to crisis situations calmly and effectively, following established protocols.

TO APPLY FOR THE ROLE:

. Must have at least one year’s UK experience working with young adults and children within a residential settings or similar setting.

. Have an accurate understanding of adolescent’s development, trauma informed care and evidence-based interactions.

. Ability to work collaboratively within a team.

. Strong communication and interpersonal skills

. Have an enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered on the update service or willing to process a new one through Prospero

. Be able to provide an up-to-date CV that dates back to education.

. Be able to provide 3 years professional references.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and are committed to providing them with the care and support they need, we invite you to apply to this exciting opportunity. Please contact Nina at Prospero on 02033193619.

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