Placement and Family Support Worker
Employment Type: Full Time
Greenfields House - Kent
Salary: £26,772 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 21st January 2022
Childhood First is a charity with a long and successful history of providing integrated programmes of care, education and treatment for traumatised Children and young people with complex emotional and psychological needs. Greenfields House is a specialist residential children’s home. We offer a full programme of care, treatment and education for up to 10 children from the ages of 5-13yrs.
The primary purpose of the Placement and Family Support Worker is to provide tailored packages of support, where appropriate, to each child’s family and to each child’s accompanying professional network. This will involve attending to relationships, supporting the understanding of those external to Greenfields in the process of developing holistic plans in the best interest of the child and developing, delivering and supporting appropriate transition plans.
You will have a Degree or Professional Qualification related to work with children, mental health, social work or education and ideally would have received training in psychosocial care, psychoanalytic or psychodynamics.
Childhood First is committed to safeguarding children. Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Disclosure and references.