Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

To supervise family time with looked after children and their families.

Transport children to and from where required (own car required)

Complete observations of family time.

Offering guidance and support to families.

Key Role Descriptors:

The role holder will facilitate, supervise and observe Contact including setting up Contact arrangements and providing support and advice to children and parents where necessary.

The role holder will be responsible for undertaking observation and assessment of Supervised Contact visits in accordance with agreed plan. They will contribute to the continuing assessment of children and families in needs and at risk of harm as part of the Contact visit.

The role holder will be responsible for providing information on and accurately record Contacts as necessary. They will monitor the review action plan as agreed with the Social Worker.

Key Role Accountabilities:

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.

Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.

Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.

Where the role holder is disabled every effort will be made to supply all necessary aids, adaptations or equipment to allow them to carry out all the duties of the role. If, however, a certain task proves to be unachievable, job redesign will be given full consideration.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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