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family support worker





Family support workers provide actionable advice and emotional support to families that go through difficulties such as addictions, disabilities, sickness, imprisoned parents, marital and financial difficulties. They provide advice on the best solution for the children in relation to their stay with their families or not, based on the assessment of the family situation. Family support worker also provide information on the available services based on the family's specific needs and the recommendations of the social worker.

Alternative Labels

children and families support worker

early help family worker

early intervention worker (families)

family advice worker

family engagement worker

family intervention worker

family service worker

family social care worker

family support worker

family worker (early intervention)

intensive family support worker

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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