Supporting Family Time Worker - Casual

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/11/2019 23:59
£21,166 - £23,836 Grade 6 (pro-rata to hours worked)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
an approved location, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
Post Number:
CYPS/19/305, V5689, S047100
Closing date:
10 Nov
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services
Supporting Family Time Team

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/305

Post title: Supporting Family Time Worker – casual

Salary: £21,166 - £23,836 Grade 6 (pro-rata to hours worked)

Job Location: an approved location, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

We are seeking to appoint a casual Supporting Family Time Worker who will cover weekends and some evenings in order to deliver the family time and family support services.

The post holder will supervise the safe conveyance of children and young people to and from family time venues and make accurate recordings using observations and assessments. They will also promote all aspects of the service and liaise with other agencies when required.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to form relationships with users and their families as well as knowledge of child development, the Children Act and Local Safeguarding Children Board Procedures.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Providing family time at a range of venues throughout County Durham.
• Supporting the Team Leader/Team Manager in providing a safe service delivery including assessment and management of risk.
• Adhering to published policies, standards and procedures in the delivery of the service.
• Notifying providers and quality controllers about deficiencies in the standards of services.

Required qualifications: NVQ level 3 (Childcare and Education or Early Years Care and Education), NNEB/CACHE Diploma (Childcare and Education) or BTEC/EDEXEL (Childhood Studies - Nursery Nursing), Early Years Teaching Certificate, Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent relevant qualification.

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 Beth Gowland on 03000 262559 or via e-mail at beth.gowland@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 18th November 2019. However, this date can be flexible for shortlisted candidates.

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

This post is restricted to employees of Durham County Council which includes all permanent, temporary, fixed term employees and agency workers from day one of commencing with the Council. Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Alternative Employment Team at AlternativeEmployment@durham.gov.uk.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.