New career opportunity at ScotsCarePart time Family Outreach Worker position available
Family Outreach Worker, 21 hours per week role available
Location: Old Street (with outreach across London)
Contract type: Permanent
Date closing: 21/09/2021
For over 400 years, ScotsCare has been providing support during times of need, hardship and
distress to 1st and 2nd generation Scots living in London. They offer a range of services – from grants and training to housing and social events. They are now recruiting for a passionate and dedicated Family Worker, working on an outreach basis across London to improve outcomes for a wide variety of families. Please note this is a part-time role, working 21 hours per week.
Reporting to the Client Support Manager, as Family Outreach Worker you will work directly with families both over the phone, via email and face to face, in order to build trust, establish relationships and provide holistic support to resolve a wide variety of issues including; navigating special education needs resources within schools, accessing necessary assessments for support, attending external meetings and signposting clients to partner agencies, and providing information and guidance to improve wellbeing outcomes for the whole family. This process requires excellent verbal communication and relationship building skills in order to establish trust, determine need and further assessment.
ScotsCare has a positive, welcoming work culture and is looking for a keen, self-motivated addition to their client support team. To apply for this role, you must have significant experience of working directly with vulnerable families to assess needs and improve outcomes, as well as demonstrable experience in Social Work/Community Development, Personal Development Training, Advice and Guidance, Early Help or pastoral care. You will have strong knowledge of safeguarding children, conducting clients assessments and working in partnership with a wide variety of partner organisations.
We are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Interviews to take place the week commencing Monday 27th September.