Social Care

Family Support Worker

Job description

As a Family Support Worker, you will be delivering family support assessments and interventions for children and young people with disabilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To work sensitively with children with moderate to severe learning disabilities, and complex health needs, to develop their social and communication skills, and promote friendships, independence, and self-esteem.
  • To conduct assessments and support the planning of appropriate interventions and outcomes.
  • To consult meaningfully with children, young people, and their parents/carers to ensure that services are appropriate, tailored to individual need, reliable, and sensitive.
  • To ensure that the needs of children and young people are met through the delivery of planned interventions.
  • To access wherever possible the fullest range of mainstream community resources and facilities in keeping with our aspirations for social inclusion and to provide activities that enable children to enjoy and achieve.


  • Level 3 child care qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience of delivering and evaluating leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people.
  • Experience of working with parents and carers of disabled children and young people.
  • Experience of multi-agency working with statutory or voluntary agencies in order to provide a wide range of different leisure opportunities.
  • An understanding of the vulnerabilities of disabled children and the need to ensure their safety and to promote their independence responsibly.
  • Knowledge of child safeguarding policies and procedures with particular reference to vulnerable groups.
  • Commitment to improving the quality of life of disabled children, young people and their parents / carers and families.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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