Ref. 62239

Families First Parenting Practitioner

  • Location: Barry, Scotland
  • Salary: £16.47 - £16.47 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Families First Parenting Practitioner to work in Barry. This position is initially for a period of 9 months and is paying £16.47 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). The working hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm. 

The role:

To provide a direct service to children, young people and their families/ carers in line with current local and national legislation and guidance. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver positive parenting support, advice and programmes in partnership with parents/ carers and wider agencies
  • Lead facilitator for parenting programmes, co-facilitating with internal colleagues, and with partner agencies
  • Manage a case load of 1-1 targeted interventions which promote and support positive parenting, underpinned by an assessment/ Family Plan
  • To undertake service user assessments including assessments of need and assessments or risk to inform case work planning, in line with service and national standards
  • To work in partnership with external agencies in order to provide the best possible service for families, children and young people
  • Using Motivational Interviewing and other recognised tools to engage mothers, fathers and carers to improve outcomes for their families
  • To maintain accurate records in line with policy and procedures
  • To provide information/ reports as required by your supervisor and/ or their line managers
  • To attend and engage in a range of meetings and reviews
  • To take responsibility for own continuous development
  • Actively participate in professional supervision and appraisals in line with service policy
  • Maintain a flexible approach to work in order to deliver services outside of core hours / on weekends and evenings to meet the needs of the service
  • To assist the Senior Parenting Practitioner and other staff in the promotion of key Positive Parenting  messages to professionals, agencies, networks and families
  • Contributing to the development of the Team Plan and overall performance improvement of the team/ service 
  • Ensure compliance with the Council’s Financial Regulations, Standing Orders, Policies and Procedures
  • To implement the principles of the Council’s Equal Opportunity Policy whilst carrying out the above duties
  • To adhere to Health and Safety legislation / relevant Council policies and procedures and to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be adversely affected by your acts / omissions.

Applicant Requirements:


       NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (desirable and not essential). 

Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role. 

Compliance: Current DBS check and references covering the last 5 years. 

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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