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Family Support Worker

  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: SC00351
  • Published: Tue 23/11/2021, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/12/2021, 11:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £30585 - £31557 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hillingdon

About us

Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.

About the role

The Children with Disabilities Team is a specialist Social Work team providing support, advice, assessments and access to specialist services to children and young people with severe disabilities and their parents/carers resident within the London Borough of Hillingdon

The role of a FSW is crucial in reviewing and monitoring care packages and supporting disabled children and their families under a child in need plan. Children who are in receipt of additional services and or care packages to minimise the impact of the significant needs of the child on the day-to-day living arrangements of the child and their family/carers.

Family Support Worker will be holding a manageable case load and will be responsible to maintain regular contact with families and involved professionals. Family Support Worker will be expected to carry out home visits to see children in their home environment.

About you

This is a full-time permanent role. We are looking to recruit a vibrant professional who has good knowledge and understanding of working with children and families, preferably experience of working with disabled children

This is a full-time permanent role. We are looking to recruit a vibrant professional who has good knowledge and understanding of working with children and families, preferably experience of working with disabled children

What we offer

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
  • career breaks
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses

Additional information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: SC00351
  • Published: Tue 23/11/2021, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/12/2021, 11:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £30585 - £31557 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hillingdon