Key Worker
200000UG Requisition #

| Salary £21166 - £24799 Per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week | Chorley and South Ribble |


The Children & Family Wellbeing Service enables children and families to access appropriate support as early as possible, to help them maintain their quality of life, prevent any problems getting worse and reduce the demand for specialist support services.


We are seeking to appoint a Key Worker who will both, carry a caseload of clients and design and participate in group based delivery programmes at one or more neighbourhood centres in their area.


The post holder will have involvement in programme monitoring particularly around the quality of programmes and tasks associated with programme planning, review and accountability.


As case holders, Key Workers will undertake appropriate assessment of the needs of their allocated client group in line with agreed Common Assessment Framework (CAF) processes and progress appropriate responses in line with 'team around the family' methodology.


Key Workers will undertake a lead professional role where appropriate in cases which require multi-agency support for families/individuals and will develop and deliver smart action plans designed to address identified needs and use agreed tools to measure the progress made by families/individuals towards substantial and sustained change e.g. outcome stars.


Some involvement in evening and weekend delivery sessions may be required.


Qualification Details: Level 3 or above professional and/or relevant academic qualification OR substantial vocational experience in a relevant technical or operational field.

DCCR (Disqualification for caring for children): Yes

Additional Details: Evening and weekend working (Contractual)

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.  

For further information contact Jo McGrath on 01772 539929 or 07817 623290

or please call Jo Latham on mobile number  0787 684 4361 for the Chorley positions


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