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£24,313 - £26,999
Social Care - Children Service
"Station Villa, Ashington"
Team Leader - Northumberland Family Time (Contact) Service
Do you want to join an enthusiastic, motivated Service?
The Northumberland Family Time (Contact) Service supervise family time sessions for children and families across the county of Northumberland. We supervise family time 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.
The main element of the role is to lead and supervise a team of Contact Officers to provide and support the delivery of an outstanding Contact Service to children, young people and families in Northumberland who require social care intervention.
We are looking for people who have experience of working with children, young people and families, experience of working in a supervisory role, formally supervising staff and performance management.
Applicants should also have a 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 on the job description and person specification.
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
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 Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . 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.
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This post is based in Ashington and is 18 hours per week. The job pattern will be Mondays and Tuesdays and a further half day. The starting salary is £24313 - 26999 pro rata.
The closing date is 21 February 2020 at midnight