Family Support Worker - Residential Family Assessment Centre Stafford

Location Icon
Location Stafford
Contract Icon
Contract Permanent, Full Time
Salary Icon
Salary £22,000 - £23,500 DOE
Location - Stafford
Salary - £22,000 - £23,500 DOE
First Blue Family Assessment are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Family Support Worker to join our team at a Residential Family Centre based in Stafford. Our Family Support Workers will provide a range of support services to families residing in the centre, with the aim of promoting their well-being, enhancing family dynamics, and facilitating their successful transition to independent living.


1. Engage with families in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner, building rapport and trust to establish positive working relationships.

2. Provide practical and emotional support to families, offering guidance on parenting skills, child development, budgeting, and navigating community resources.

3. Assess and address potential safeguarding concerns, reporting any instances of abuse or neglect and ensuring appropriate action is taken

4. Implement activities and interventions in accordance with the National Minimum Standards for Family Residential Centres to promote the well-being and development
of families, including but not limited to:

- Facilitating parent-child interaction sessions, promoting positive parenting techniques, and enhancing family communication.

- Supporting families in accessing education, employment, and training opportunities to enhance their overall self-sufficiency.

- Assisting families in developing essential life skills, including cooking, cleaning, and maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

- Collaborating with external agencies and community partners to coordinate additional support services such as counselling, substance abuse treatment, and mental
health services as needed.

5. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all interactions, assessments, interventions, and related documentation in adherence to confidentiality and data protection

6. Attend regular team meetings, case conferences, and training sessions to enhance knowledge, skills, and professional development.

7. Contribute to the positive and inclusive atmosphere within the Residential Family Assessment Centre, promoting a safe and supportive environment for families.

Who we are looking for::

  • Experience working with children and families is desirable
  • Have a passion to work with families and support positive parenting
  • Have the desire to improve family relationships and assist in building the foundations of a positive home environment
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Is empathetic and able to support families through an assessment process
  • Who is computer literate and able to work in a paperless environment
If you would like to work for a professional and passionate company who has the interests of the people we support and employees at heart, and you have personal passion and drive to make the difference to the lives of children and young people, then please apply today!

Please note, Rowley House Family Assessment centre is due to open in March/April 2024. However, if you're eager to join us sooner we may be able to accommodate you within one of our other services across the group.

First Blue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.
All applicants to apply online or send cv to