Family Support Worker Jobs Liverpool

Are you looking for a job that will be incredibly rewarding, making a real difference to families across the Liverpool City Region?

Lagan’s Foundation are looking for new team members to join our growing team supporting children and families within their own home.

We support children with life limiting conditions, that can include learning and physical disabilities, in all aspects of their lives. Our ethos is to be family orientated, professional, hardworking, client led and fun. A happy atmosphere is promoted by the Management, as this adds to the child’s and family’s environment.

Find out more information about a family support worker here.

What does a family support worker do?

Whilst each child will have their own unique care needs, and families require a range of support. Typical duties can include;

  • Personal Care
  • Support accessing the community
  • Overnight supervision and care
  • Managing risk
  • Supporting parents to take a break
  • Monitoring the overall health and well-being of the child

Being a family support worker is an extremely rewarding job. You really can make such a difference to a child and their family.

Think you could become a Family Support Worker for Lagan’s? Complete the Application Form Here


We are always looking for family support workers to support the children and families referred to us who live in in the Liverpool City Region. As such, there is no such deadline on this vacancy.

Location: Liverpool, Sefton, St Helen’s, Halton, Knowsley

Job Types: Full-time and Part-time

Salary: Starting at  £9.30 p/h


  • Pension
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Training qualifications and certificates
  • Private health care benefits after qualifying period & passing probation


Typical shifts are based on a min of 2 hour visits:

Term Time Weekdays

  • 6.30am / 7am to 9am / 9.30am
  • 4pm to 10pm
  • 10pm – 6.30am

Non Term Time Weekdays

  • 7am to 10 pm


  • 4 to 8 hour shifts between 9am and 8pm

We do not work Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Years Day.

Previous experience as a care assistant with disabled children is essential.

Other skills and experience that are important to us are:


  • Moving and Handling : 1 year (Preferred)
  • Supporting children: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Full Car Licence and Own car to use for the job (Required)
  • DBS Enhanced Child Workforce (Preferred)

Appointment to this position will be subject to a successful DBS check and passing the 2 day initial introductory practical / theory mandatory assessment.



You will be trained to carry out all the duties required as a Family Support Worker and where required you may also be given the opportunity to receive additional training to carry out more complex tasks as part of your progression and to meet the needs of the specific care of a child.

All training needs will be provided for you including options to gain:

  • TQUK Level 2 Award in Community Care for Children and Infants with Heart Defects or Feeding issues
  • Level 3 Senior Healthcare Worker Standard

How to apply?

All applications are by our online application form only. All application documents can be found below.

Online application form

How to get a family support worker

For more information about how you or someone you know can benefit from a family support worker please visit our home support service page.