CHEXS Family Support Worker (specialism Parenting)

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Waltham cross
Closing date: 08/03/2023
Disability Confident Employer


Could you provide support and advice to a family that needs your help?

Are you passionate about supporting families in a variety of ways to make positive changes?

Our friendly Family Support Workers do just that.

CHEXS support the whole family, helping raise parents and carer’s ability to communicate with their child which in turn can improve relationships and support development. Our team provides 1:2:1 face to face parental support through drop in and family group sessions as well as tailored workshops based on local needs. We provide links with other local charities and agencies ensuring access to appropriate supportive services for our parents / carers. CHEXS also assists and supports parents / carers engagement with their child’s school, this in turn helps to encourage their child’s learning, development and well-being.

If the answer to our first 2 questions is yes, then take a look at our job specification.

Our friendly, empathetic and enthusiastic team are committed to raising family confidence and aspirations, could you?

What we aim to achieve together?

To support parents/carers in addressing unmet needs by removing barriers to learning, promoting positive outcomes and improving the wellbeing of families and the local community. This will include working closely with children & young people, helping raise children and young people’s self-esteem, skills and aspirations while addressing confidence issues that stop them achieving their potential

  • To provide support to children and young people and their families with unmet needs by engaging them in time limited one to one support by:
  • Liaising with other agencies including attendance and contribution to child protection conferences, reviews, core group meetings and school reviews as appropriate
  • To support and direct the Families First Assessment process and the organisation of the Team Around Family (TAF)
  • To provide drop-in or family support sessions, signposting and appropriate intervention programmes for marginalised families. This will include outreach work and home visits