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Wellbeing for Life Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/07/2019 23:59
£22,911 - £26,317 Grade 7
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Bullion Family Centre and across the North Locality however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
Post Number:
CYPS/19/156 0078417

Job details 

Closing date:
28 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Children and Young Peoples Services
One Point & Think Family Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/216

Post title: Wellbeing for Life Worker – full time - permanent

Salary: £22,911 - £26,317 Grade 7

Job Location: Bullion Family Centre and across the North Locality however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

The Wellbeing for Life service is focusing on strengthening the resilience of individuals, families and communities. Within the children and families element of Wellbeing this will be achieved through a combination of parenting programmes, school based interventions and direct family support.

We are seeking to appoint a full time, permanent Wellbeing for Life Worker who will support children and families to adopt healthy lifestyles and self-help strategies which will empower them to achieve a positive health and wellbeing.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to :

• Delivering the Strengthening Family Programme for identified children and families.
• Working with children, young people, adults in families and communities so that they have the knowledge, understanding and skills to access services.
• Providing time-limited, responsive and flexible support to family members within the home and community, to provide better outcomes for children, young people and parents.
• Delivering time limited practical early help and support to families who would benefit from additional one to one support, by using motivational interview techniques which supports families through behaviour change in areas such as behavioural issues, boundary setting, healthy eating and establishing daily routines.
• Working closely with colleagues in One Point Teams and a range of partners within the community.
• Maintaining records and documentation in line with the OPS standards via the Public Health DCRS system and ensure progress and improved outcomes is well evidenced linked to the KPIs for this service.

Required qualifications: Level 3 qualification in a relevant health and/or children’s services field and evidence of continuous professional development.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Farrah Elgey on 03000 264852

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 5 August 2019.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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