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Northfield (as part of South Locality)

Full-time, Part-time

Early Help Support Worker

We are looking for an Early Help Support Worker to act as a keyworker delivering packages of support with children, young people, and whole families to prevent escalation to more intensive services.

Position: Family Support Worker

Location: Harborne/hybrid (the families you will be supporting will be based in Northfield. This is an outreach position and you will be expected to be based in the community)

Hours: Full-time and part-time hours available

Salary: £26,000 per annum (pro rata for part time)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Staff Benefits include: Hybrid and Flexible working, Workplace Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Enhanced annual leave allowance, workplace wellbeing support

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 7th July

Interview Date: 11th/12th/18th July (please hold dates)

The Role
  • Work in partnership with other practitioner/professionals, children, young people, and their family.
    • Work within a multi-disciplinary and professional integrated Early Help service to provide a timely response to the needs of children, young people and their families.
    • Deliver evidenced based interventions.
    • Provide a timely response to the identified needs of children and young people.
    • Promote and use an Early Help Assessment framework.
    • Be responsible for a high standard of case recording.
    • Engage with children, young people and their families and actively promote their participation in assessments and support plans.
    • Manage and prioritise an allocated caseload.
    • Organise and participate in planning programme delivery of evidenced based programmes.
Requires Skills/Experience

We are looking for an empathetic communicator with experience of delivering outreach support work and supporting families and individuals with complex support needs, with the ability to forge links and establishing relationships with partner agencies

To Apply

Please review the attached Job Description –  Early Help Family Support Worker JD

To apply, please email your CV and a Covering Letter stating why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience match the Person Specification to recruitment@gatewayfs.org by the closing date specified.