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Early Help Family Worker.3241

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/10/2020 00:00
£14587- 16199
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking to recruit 1 Early Help Family Worker for 22.2 hours or 3 days to be agreed. The role is to support families with children and young people 0-19 within Northumberland's Supporting Families framework.

Salary for the 22.2 hours role will be £14587 - 16199

Ideal candidates are passionate, hard working and dedicated to helping improve the lives of children and their families.

This role will be worked agilely and flexibly. Base for mileage and office facilities is Ashington and/or Bedlington Children’s Centre, to be determined, with travel expected to families anywhere within the Central Locality, which includes Ashington, Bedlington Newbiggin, Morpeth and the surrounding area.
As you would expect, we are looking for self motivated and responsible applicants with good communication skills. You will enjoy working as part of a team, but also be able to use your own initiative and work independently to manage your commitments.

Competence in delivering training/programmes, completing assessments , working with individual family members and supporting them together; is desirable. You will be able to work effectively alongside our partner agencies to achieve the best outcomes for children and families.

A minimum of Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent is essential, as is a good depth of understanding and knowledge of child/young person development. You need to show knowledge and experience of the Early Help Assessment process and be able to demonstrate an ability to chair TAF meetings.

We provide a full induction programme to our supportive and nurturing team approach. We encourage and value your personal and professional development and you will be joining an enthusiastic, welcoming and committed team who are keen for you to succeed.

As we are committed to keeping children and young people safe, we will apply for full DBS checks.

To chat about this opportunity, please contact Julie Ayre, Early Help Manager 01670 819988.

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Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

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