Family Assessment Support Worker - Waking Nights

Job title: Family Assessment Centre Support Worker (Waking Nights)

Salary: £20,900

Location: Littlehampton, West Sussex

Contract: Permanent

Join Outcomes First Group, become a Family Assessment Centre Support Worker and start working towards an incredible future!

The Service

Outcomes First Group Residential Family Assessment Centre is Based within the Littlehampton area of West Sussex, a 6-bed residential family assessment centre, providing expert parenting capacity assessments for parent/s, babies, and children

Our primary purpose will be to provide expert parenting capacity assessment. However, we also believe that our service should exist to provide a safe, secure and welcoming home that builds confidence and equips parents with all the necessary skills to parent safely and independently wherever possible. Throughout the day, families will benefit from receiving 1-to-1 support from designated key workers, while also having access to shared advice, group learning and social activities and practical support throughout the night

As with all our services, our assessment home will be therapeutically led in the delivery of any interventions, assessments, and practical parenting programmes. We take great pride in delivering outstanding outcomes and, as such, families will benefit from a wide range of courses delivered by a multi-disciplinary team.

All our bedrooms are ensuite and will offer a relaxed and well-equipped space that includes all the furnishings expected within a home environment. Families will also have access to a large kitchen, several communal and therapeutic spaces, and areas that can be booked to facilitate meetings or family visits. 

Externally, families will benefit from being closely located to a park, the beach and local town, offering natural opportunities for families to develop skills and thrive both inside the home and out in the community.

The opportunity

Our primary purpose will be to provide waking night cover and the highest quality of care and support in accordance with the services policies, procedures and practices, and the standards set by the regulatory body. 

The Role

You will be responsible of performing regular checks on residents throughout the night. Provide direct support to families as required and provide advice and guidance to parents on areas such as the personal care of a baby and the importance of structure and routine

Under the guidance of colleagues, you will practice systemic thinking and utilise goal-based planning to facilitate and support a positive experience for babies/children and their parents and work positively and effectively with relatives, advocates and others involved with Service Users

As a Family Assessment Centre Support Worker, you will exercise vigilance in respect of Health and Safety and promptly report all hazards and/or remedying them where appropriate and participate in team meetings, supervisions and annual reviews in accordance with Company policy and the standards set by the Regulatory Body

You will maintain a caring, confidential, and culturally sensitive service through always adopting high personal standards at all times.

Why join Outcomes First Group?

  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Pension
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers

Please note this role is due to commence in July 2022

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.


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