Contact Officers (full and part-time)

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 19/09/2019 23:59
£19,554 - £21,166
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Station Villa, Ashington
Closing date:
19 Sep
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Contact Officer - Northumberland Family Time (Contact Service)
Do you want to join an enthusiastic, motivated Service? The Northumberland Family Time (Contact) Service supervise family time/contact sessions for children and families across the county of Northumberland. We supervise contacts within our dedicated contact venues and within the community, observing, monitoring and completing a record of sessions. We work in partnership with the locality social work teams from which we receive all referrals, promoting and supporting contact between children and their families.
We offer a high level of support and training to all Contact Officers. 
The main office base is in Ashington, Northumberland, however staff will work across the County adopting agile and flexible working.
The Northumberland Family Time (Contact) Service is recruiting full time Contact Officers. We are also recruiting part time Contact Officers to work in the afternoon and early evenings.

We are looking for people who have experience of working with children, young people and families, NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in childcare/social care or equivalent and have access to their own transport along with a full driving licence.

Further details can be found in the attached job description and person specification

We are offering: 
- A full time, starting salary of £19,554 (rising to £21,166)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

The above posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references and health clearances
For an informal discussion please contact Patrick Love, Senior Practitioner, on 01670 620288

Closing date for applications is midnight on 19th September 2019

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; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or 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 an interview please
e mail hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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This job is closed for applications.