Early Years Family Worker Jobs Vacancy at Dudley Lodge Birmingham
Dudley Lodge Birmingham urgently required following position for Early Years Family Worker. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Early Years Family Worker Jobs Vacancy at Dudley Lodge Birmingham Jobs Details:
Duties and Responsibilities
- To ensure the safety and welfare of children remains central to the assessment/intervention process.
- To take an active part in the assessment process regarding children and families - to observe, supervise, record and assess family interaction, child behaviour, parental motivation and parental ability to meet the needs of the child(ren).
- To provide a service that values and respects the strengths, experiences and background of the families.
- To take an active part within team meetings in reviewing and developing the practices and provision within, and resources available to, the centre.
- To use common sense and sensitivity in challenging and teaching parenting practices.
- To provide structured feedback to parents during and at the end of each shift.
- To plan and prioritise workload effectively within established timeframes, and ensure that all written recordings meet required deadlines.
- To assist with childcare duties as required.
- To liaise with managers, and source other agencies/resources as appropriate.
- To work as part of a team to provide a culturally sensitive service for children and their families.
- To promote and maintain equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice within the work environment.
- To observe and implement Child Protection Procedures and the Centre’s policies and procedures.
- To participate fully in training and supervision, identifying training courses relevant to role and personal development.
- To be aware of health and safety responsibilities at work.
- If you have observed a specific incident, to provide evidence in court, if required.
- To undertake other duties as identified by the Centre and Deputy Managers, Team Case Managers or Office Manager.
Requirements and prospects
- Communication skills verbally and ability to express in written form
- Good IT keyboard skills
- Patient and calm personality
- Able to defuse volatile situations
- Able to empathise with vulnerable children and their families
- Listening skills
- Able to work as member of a staff team
- Working with adults or parents
- Building professional relationships with service users
- Cultural/Gender sensitivity
- Working on own initiative
- Proven reliability record
- Working directly with adults or families
Qualifications required Must hold Maths and English at GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent
Must hold Early Years Care Level 2 or equivalent
Future prospects To develop further within the organisation
Things to consider Must be prepared to work shifts, including weekends and Bank Holidays