Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker 

Salary: Up to £21,000 

Benefits: 30 days' Annual Leave (rising to 35 days' with length of service) + Bank Holidays, Enhanced Mileage, Company Pension, Life Assurance x2 & Employee Discount Scheme

Base Location: Mansfield (Please note this is a Community Role so although the office base is Mansfield you need to able to travel to the below Locations)

Covering Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire & Derby


Polaris Children’s Services are an established children’s services provider that delivers innovative and outcomes-based services, offering real value and building brighter futures for as many children, young people and families as possible.

Working across Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby, we provide a family preservation service, aiming to reunify and divert children and young people from the edge of care.

Polaris Children's Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Up to 21000
Geographical Location
East Midlands
Position Reference
Closing Date
Ref No

Role Details


With the skills to engage, motivate and challenge, we are looking for a Family Support Worker to work within our multi-disciplinary team. You will be able to listen and respond sensitively and appropriately to children, young people and their families/foster carers, working with them in a solution-focused way to build on the existing strengths to achieve positive change.

With a background in social care, youth work or other related area and an understanding of the challenges faced by children, young people and families, it is essential that you have previous experience of working with children and families/foster carers as well as a sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

If you are creative, reliable and solution-focused, and want to join a dynamic team who are committed to achieving positive outcomes for children’s and families then we want to hear from you!

The applicant must be based in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire or Derby given that community home visiting is required.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Karina Ghani on 01158 575298

To be considered, please apply and someone will be in touch.

No agencies please.

Due to COVID-19 developments please note that all interviews at this time will be arranged virtually and all successful appointments will be managed pragmatically in line with business and individual needs.

If we do decide on face to face interviews all candidates and interview panel will be required to do a lateral flow test prior to interview.