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Bryson Charitable Group

Intensive Family Support Worker

Bryson Charitable Group

  • Belfast
  • £12.50 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Updated 16/06/2022

JOB TITLE: INTENSIVE FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

RESPONSIBLE TO: FAMILY SUPPORT CO-ORDINATOR

LOCATION: BELFAST

MAIN TASK:

Bryson Care Children’s Service aims to provide a customer focused service to Tier 3 families, children & 

young people 0-18 years under stress, offering practical and emotional support to enable families to 

manage their daily lives with increased confidence and independence. (Tier 3 – Northern Ireland Family 

Support Model)

SPECIFIC TASKS:

• To develop a caring relationship within the family

• To improve parenting skills by example and to encourage parents to care for and play with their 

children

• To educate parents in relation to managing children’s behaviour, teaching to cook a meal or

setting routines e.g. homework, bedtime & morning

• To help with budgeting and shopping as a means of educating

• To discuss any difficulties which, may impact on family life, and offer appropriate guidance

• To work towards building self-esteem and confidence within the family

• To encourage health care and if necessary improvement in hygiene within the family

• To help the family to enlarge social contacts, keep appointments etc, thereby decreasing social 

isolation

• To attend referral / review meetings and case conferences and any other multidisciplinary 

meetings 

• To liaise with professionals and other multidisciplinary agencies

• To assist in setting goals for each family in partnership with the family and the referrer i.e Social 

Worker

• To prepare for and participate in formal supervision 

• To prepare for and participate in team meetings and work effectively as part of a team

• To keep clear, concise and factual records on each family and provide written reports when 

required

• To partake in all Bryson Care Children’s Services Quality Initiatives, (CSE, EFQM & IIP)

• To assist if required with Bryson Charitable Group fundraising activities

There are a number of standard duties and responsibilities that all employees irrespective of their role 

and level of seniority within Bryson Charitable Group are expected to be familiar with and adhere to:

• To participate in all relevant training when required

• To prepare for and participate in Annual Performance Reviews

• To observe all relevant Health & Safety rules and regulations

• To carry out any other relevant tasks, which may from time-to-time, be required

• To promote and comply with Bryson Charitable Group policies on diversity and equality both in 

the delivery of services and treatment of others

• To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the 

course of employment to those acting in an official capacity and in accordance with the 

provisions of the Data Protection Act and amendments

• To comply with Bryson Charitable Group protocols on the appropriate use of telephone, e-mail 

and internet facilities

• To comply with the principles of risk management in relation to individual and corporate 

responsibilities 

• To observe and adhere to all Bryson Charitable Group’s Policies & Procedures

This job description is a broad picture of the post at the date of preparation. It is not exhaustive and as 

such, the post holder will be expected to be flexible. It is recognised that jobs change and evolve over 

time and any necessary changes will be discussed with the post holder.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Length of Contract: Permanent 

Salary: £12.50

Hours: 25hrs (Monday – Sunday, before 9am, after 5pm 

and weekends) 

Holidays: 12 statutory days (pro rata)

20 Annual days (pro rata)

Probationary Period: 6 months

Notice: 1 month (in writing)

“This post constitutes ‘regulated activity’ under the Safeguarding Vulnerable 

Groups (NI) Order 2007, as amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and 

as such, an individual barred from working with children and young people by the 

Disclosure and Barring Service, is prohibited by law from applying for the post”

BRYSON CHARITABLE GROUP SICK PAY SCHEME APPLIES

BRYSON CHARITABLE GROUP PENSION SCHEME APPLIES

BRYSON CHARITABLE GROUP OPERATES A NO SMOKING POLICY - WE THANK 

YOU FOR NOT SMOKING DURING WORKING HOURS

ALL BRYSON CHARITABLE GROUP EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO RESPECT 

AN INDIVIDUALS RIGHT TO PRIVACY, DIGNITY, CHOICE AND INDEPENDENCE

ALL SOCIAL CARE STAFF WILL BE REQUIRED TO REGISTER WITH THE 

NORTHERN IRELAND SOCIAL CARE COUNCIL AT THE APPROPRIATE TIME.

ALL BRYSON CARE CHILDREN’S SERVICES STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY 

WITH AN ACCESS NI CHECK PRIOR TO COMMENCING EMPLOYMENT WITH 

BRYSON CHARITABLE GROUP

N.B. The appointed applicant must pay the ACCESS NI fee of £33.00 which will be 

reimbursed on successful completion of the probation period (6 month). 

To be considered for this role you will be redirected to and must complete the application process on our careers page. To start the process, click the Continue to Application or Login/Register to apply button below.

Skills:
Social work Safeguarding Challenging Behaviour

Ref: AUTO-202206061510434010

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