My client based in Aylesbury is seeking a contact worker on an ad hoc basis; the purpose of the role is to provide a flexible service, facilitating supported or supervised quality contact with children and their families. The pay rate for contact work is Â£12 Per Hour on weekdays, Â£16 Per Hour on weekends and double pay on bank holiday.
To occasionally collect and transport children to the contact venue and return on completion of the contact session.
To ensure a comfortable and a safe environment that focuses on the needs, wishes and feelings of the children.
To encourage parents to interact with their children, using age appropriate resources such as art, craft games or other activities
To carry out parenting skills training, depending on need and as identified in the contact agreement
To keep detailed records of contact sessions, and to provide feedback to the Social Worker
To ensure that all H & S risks are taken into account and dealt with for example checking parents for drug or alcohol use prior to contact commencing.
Ensure any problems or concerns are reported to your line manager in a timely manner.
Excellent communication skills
Report writing experience
Car driver with own vehicle
Previous experience of working in a similar role
Lives within a reasonable travel distance
Willing to have a DBS check completed on yourself.
Car seats to transport children to and from contacts
In return we are able to offer excellent rates of pay, holiday pay to those who are PAYE, pension scheme to those who are PAYE, employee assistance programme, weekly pay, online payslips, online timesheets, free annual DBS, refer a friend scheme (T and C apply), supportive environment for you to work in with regular supervision.
Contact: Sarina Kaur