Service Care Solutions Ltd

Family Support Worker

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of Dumfries and Galloway Council Council.

This position is for a family support worker to join their team on an initial 6 month contract.

The job will involve working alongside Social Workers and other agencies to assess and meet the needs of vulnerable children and their families.

It is expected that an applicant would have some knowledge of child development and of GIRFEC processes, although there will be training available.

Tasks will involve visiting children and families in their own homes or in placements, facilitating contact with parents and attending meetings as well as undertaking office based tasks including the duty rota and maintaining case records.

You should have SVQ Level 3 Childcare/ K101 Health and Social Care or equivalent.

Experience of working with children and families either as paid employment or voluntary work is essential.

You should be flexible, motivated and a good communicator.

You should be able to demonstrate that you can manage your time well.

Essential Criteria

  • Registration with SSSC

  • PVG Certification

If you are an experienced social worker looking for a new challenge, please get in touch with Natasha on 01772 208 964

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

* Exceptional referral bonuses

* Extensive & exclusive range of vacancies across the UK

* Nationwide provider to over 200 local authorities.

* Payroll service twice a week

* Ltd and PAYE payment options available

* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

* Loyalty schemes / bonuses

* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know.

Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus!

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

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