Part Time – 24.00 hours per week
The Family Support Worker Worker will provide outreach support to newly arrived and longer term resident Roma families to enable them to successfully integrate into the local community. Key target communities are Eastern European nationals, with specific emphasis on Romanian Roma communities. The role will also involve supporting families from other backgrounds who live in or around the Govanhill area.
The post involves visiting families in their homes or in the community. You will provide support in a number of ways to families/individual children with identified needs, for example, one to one support, sign-posting, referring to other agencies, support with relationships, parenting and play etc. You will assist service users in accessing mainstream support services such as schools, GP and Health Visiting, housing services, benefits/employment advice etc and work in partnership with appropriate services, particularly the Social Work teams and other Family Support agencies from whom you will receive referrals.
When required, you will utilize the services of interpreters to ensure equal access to service provision.
Direct support for Children, Families and Individuals
Work Related Circumstances