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Family Support Practitioner

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
Northern Ireland
Location:
Northern Ireland
Salary:
£12.97 to £12.97 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £12.97 per hour
Posted:
17/06/2020
Job Ref:
ECO-113381

Family Support Practitioner - Action for Children - Northern Ireland - £12.97 Per Hour

We are looking for a Family Support Practitioner in Northern Ireland. This is a highly rewarding role where you will be working closely with children and their families, learning about their strengths and challenges and putting together an assessment of their needs.

You will work with families experiencing complex challenges and be creative in your approaches in engaging families who may be avoidant and resistant to your efforts. You will provide reports to referrers which critically analyse progress and outcomes achieved and which will inform decision making on children's and their families circumstances going forward.

One to One's with Service Users via Microsoft Teams

Socially Distanced Home Visits (potentially in garden subject to weather)

Once Office open, this will be Antrim Based

Benefits:

* Interview will be via Microsoft Teams

* Unique role

* Long term contracts available

* CV enhancement

About the Role:

CFSS aims to support young people age 10-17 years and their families to overcome and manage issues regarding mental health, family breakdown, emotional health and difficulties regarding education. CFSS provide one to one support for young people, family work and parental support. We aim to enable young people to make positive choices and express ambitions for the future.

You will be a vital member of the team, skilled in providing a high level of professional childcare and social work practice using a wide range of therapeutic interventions. Your role as family support practitioner within the service will entail supporting young people to overcome and better manage difficulties they are facing by assessing needs, agreeing a service plan, carrying out agreed work and reviewing on a regular basis.

You will be skilled in overcoming the challenges in maintaining and developing effective working relationships with external agencies to ensure the best outcomes for children, young people and their families.

CFSS is an outreach service working in families homes covering the Northern Trust area. It can include some early evening work to suit working parents.

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01612387491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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