Family Outreach Worker

Location
West Sussex, Arun
Salary
£9.00 per hour
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
16 Jan 2017
Ref
WZ4736a
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity working with Children and Families?

Manpower is currently recruiting for a Family Outreach Worker to work within a Children & Family Centre based in Littlehampton, for West Sussex County Council; this is a full time temporary assignment starting as soon as possible, until approximately 31/03/2017.

As a Family Outreach Worker you will be required to:
* Identify the needs of families with children under 11 years in consultation with those families, schools, community groups and local service providers
* Help families to access relevant services through a range of support including home visiting, develop systems which encourage parents and children (particularly hard to reach families) to access services, provide direct support to families and offer a signposting and information service for parents and carers
* Work with volunteers and other organisations that support families to help them ensure their services are fully inclusive of all families
* Develop and facilitate groups and activities.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of safeguarding and processes, good communication and interpersonal skills, and have strong customer focus with the ability to work as a key contact. You will also require the ability to respond sensitively and flexibly to diverse groups of providers and service users whilst maintaining confidentiality, along with the ability to organise and present information clearly, concisely and accurately. You will also have the ability to organise and prioritise work, co-ordinate a variety of tasks and have relative experience in working with under 5's.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this position.

Interested? Apply here today! Or contact Manpower for more information.