Senior Practitioner Intensive Family Support Milton Keynes

Eden Brown Synergy
Milton Keynes
£34.00 per hour
15 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
The Family Assessment and Support Team (FAST) at Milton Keynes is currently looking for a locum Senior Practitioner. The Family Assessment and Support Team (FAST) works alongside front line Family Support Teams including the MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub), providing intensive support to families in their own homes. These are families with a variety of needs and FAST will work with parents/carers to offer the additional support identified to ensure that children are appropriately cared for and work with the families to promote, assist and support them to make beneficial changes. The team provides a wide range of support services to families including parenting strategies, protective behaviours work, setting of routines and boundaries, mental health support, parenting assessments and practical support to families. FAST also offer group sessions at the Coffee Hall Centre designed to look at specific issues, healthy eating, relationships, etc. FAST's Impact on Children: Engendering a positive start to children's lives, through addressing risk in a constructive and robust manner through focused support and interventions Enabling older children to attend school and engage in other activities outside the family home Enabling children to have their needs validated and risks reduced through focused protective behaviours work and one to one work in their own homes Helping children gain a supportive and nurturing environment in the family home through focused support work with parent(s) Helping children to develop social and communication skills through structured play activities and the promotion of a more effective attachment with their parent(s) FAST's Impact on Parents/Carers: Developing an effective and positive relationship with statutory services Experiencing a more positive, rewarding relationship with their children Engaging more productively with other agencies and support networks through coordinated 'partnership' planning Beginning to address emotional and psychological needs through focused and supportive intervention Developing 'parenting capacity' through defined interventions (cognitive behavioural work, problem solving approaches, education of children's developmental needs) FAST support can only be offered to families that are an open case to Milton Keynes Children's Social Care. Within this role you will support with the day to day running and support of our various teams at FAST. Candidates and required to have experience of supervising staff, conducting parenting assessments such as PAMS, are ABE/VRI trained so that they can also support their Emergency Social Work Team. Ideally they need to start with us ASAP and the contract will go on until around October. Pay rate £34 Ltd pre IR35 / umbrella per hour. Don't forgetEden Brown Synergy offers a £200 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. £200 could be on it's way to you Your expert recruitment consultant is Lisa Foster, call today on 0190 877 4302 or email Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as