Supervised Contact Workers
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/02/2019 23:59
£20,541 - £23,111 (pro-rata to hours worked)
Social Care - Children Service
An approved location. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
Children and Young Peoples Services
Supervised Contact Service
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/43
Supervised Contact Workers
Salary: Grade 6 £20,541 - £23,111 (pro-rata to hours worked)
Job Location: An approved location. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
Can you help to maintain links between children and young people who are Looked After, and their birth families, friends or carers? Due to demand we are creating some new posts permanent posts in our supervised contact team, where you will be able to make a real difference. There will be 2 x 22 hour posts and 1 x 24.5 hour post which will focus on supervising contact after school and on weekends.
In our supervised contact team you will support contact between children and young people, and their parents, relatives, or friends at a range of venues across the County by:
• Ensuring children and young people are transported safely to contact venues
• Observing and recording contact between children and young people, and their parents, relatives, or friends
• Providing records and reports to support social workers and other professionals in their work
• Seeking feedback from children, young people and families
You will work across County Durham, and will be supported by your Team Manager and Team Leader.
For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Beth Gowland by email Beth.Gowland@durham.gov.uk or telephone on 03000 262559.
Required qualifications: To be eligible to apply for these posts you must hold a qualification at level 3 or above linked to work with children for example NVQ level 3 (Childcare and Education or Early Years Care and Education), NNEB/CACHE Diploma (Childcare and Education), BTEC/EDEXEL (Childhood Studies - Nursery Nursing), Early Years Teaching Certificate.
The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 25th February 2018.
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.
This job is closed for applications.