Ref. 63655

Family Contact Worker

  • Location: Manchester City Centre, England
  • Salary: £15 - £18 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Family Contact Worker to start a new position in Manchester. This is a full time temporary position initially for 3 months.

The role:

You will facilitate, supervise, and observe contact including setting up contact arrangements and providing support and advice to children and parents where necessary. You will be responsible for undertaking observation and assessment of Supervised Contact visits in accordance with the agreed plan. They will contribute to the continuing assessment of children and families in need and at risk of harm as part of the Contact visit. You will be responsible for providing information on and accurately record Contacts, as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Child Protection procedures and principles and MCC social work procedures relating to court proceedings.
  • Contribute to the assessment of a child and family’s needs using the recognised Assessment Framework.
  • Be accountable for dealing with all aspects of a Contact visit, including ensuring that Contacts take place to the agreed plan and working with the families to resolve any behavioural and emotional issues that may arise from Contact.
  • Ensure that the Child’s Contact Record is complete with sufficient information and accuracy for the team around the child to use effectively and that any action plans are monitored, and any issues raised to the appropriate authority

Applicant Requirements:

Experience: Good understanding of Child development & experience of working with children & their families.

Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 Qualification

Compliance: Up to date Enhanced DBS, Right to Work in the UK.

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

Hours: 35 hours

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