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Support Worker – Teenage Parents/Families

St Helens Temporary £15 - £20 per hour

Ashberry Recruitment are always recruiting for agency Social Workers and Support Worker Staff for Social Work Teams and/or private organisations across The North of England.

This requirement, is for a Children & Family Support Worker to join our private client, based in the St. Helens area as a Support Worker for their teenage parents and families.

This role is to assist their team in completing support work to teenage parents and/or families under assessment. You will be working closely with other professionals within their Residential /Family Assessment Centre completing Parenting Assessments using PAMS software.

Case loads are low, there are currently just 2 families there in assessment and 5 families receiving accommodation.

Never working alone during induction, days, weekends and weekdays work all available.

Flexible working regarding days and hours.

Our client ideally requests that candidates meet the following criteria:

  • Experienced and demonstrable skills in engaging children/young people
  • Good understanding of assessment processes
  • Ability to write concise, fit for purpose assessments and have the ability to maintain up to date and accurate records.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Experience of inputting into children’s services data systems (ideally PAMs).
  • Ability to be flexible, resilient and reflective.

 

Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • Have an enhanced and in date DBS certificate (can be applied for if needed).
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on the information available, ensuring effective relationships with other professionals.
  • Can work within and contribute to a team.
  • Possess knowledge of service needs for ethnic, minority and vulnerable individuals.
  • Have confident IT skills.
  • Can write clear, concise, and robust assessments/reports.
  • Ideally have a flexible approach to work and working hours when of if the need arises.

 

With the current covid circumstances, there is suitable allocation of PPE along with other relevant covid provisions in place.

Ashberry Recruitment have a team of specialist Recruitment Consultants who are here to help you find your next contract and support you through your agency career.

Please contact Gavin our Senior Specialist Social Work Recruiter on 01282 525 510 or 01282 447729 should you like to discuss this vacancy or should you wish to discuss ANY other Social Work vacancies of any nature within the North of England and surrounding areas.

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