Support Workers

Job Category: Social Care
Reference N/A
Service Milton Keynes Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration
Location Milton Keynes
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Varied
Rate Contact us

About the Job

We’re recruiting for various non-qualified Social Care roles within Milton Keynes Council.

  •  Taking calls and completing referrals
  • Allocating cases to advisors
  • Arranging appointments and home visits
  •  Administration duties including completing reports and casework files
  •  Attending Youth Courts and providing court duty cover
  •  Delivering Restorative Justice interventions
  •  Offer services to young people and their carers including structured intervention programmes
  •  Providing / contributing to an assessment of progress, strengths and risks remaining, recommendations for future planning
  •  Liaising with families to cooperate and engage in intervention programmes
  • Previous experience in a Support Worker or Practitioner role is essential
  • Understanding the diverse range of needs of clients & backgrounds
  • Ability to use a range of assessment frameworks
  • Knowledge of associated agencies and their working practices and roles
  •  Excellent customer service &; communication skills
  • Ability to effectively apply solution focused approaches to deliver successful outcomes
  •  Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and guidance as appropriate to role

Roles are available within both Adult and Children’s services. However a level 3 diploma must be held for roles within Children and Young People’s services.

* Please note, a full enhanced DBS is required *

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