Family Hub Lead Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/12/2019 12:00
£26,999 - £28,785 per annum
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
East Cleveland
Closing date:
6 Dec
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

Early Help Services in Redcar and Cleveland work in partnership with parents and other agencies to deliver high quality services to improve outcomes for all children and their families. The following post offers an exciting opportunity for dynamic individuals to join our integrated team to support families to access the services they need.

We are looking for a Family Hub Lead Officer to work as part of a Family Hub Team who identifies needs and provides targeted support to children and families on a range of issues including child development and social readiness; employment and training; parenting, health and home safety.

The overall purpose of this role is to:
• Plan and ensure the delivery of targeted activities both at home and within the family hub and satellite centres for the most vulnerable children, young people and their families in the local community
• Develop working arrangements with partner agencies including schools and voluntary community sector to provide support services within family hubs to meet the needs of the local community.
• Line manage and supervise family hub staff who deliver sessions in the family hubs to preschool age children and their parents and ensure they have a clear focus on the welfare and wellbeing of children and young people.
• Ensure the compliance of Health and Safety within the family hubs

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of working with children aged 0-5 years and families in a variety of settings. They will hold a minimum of a NVQ Level 4 qualification in a relevant subject to working with children and families. They will have a proven experience of partnership working and significant experience in leadership and managing a team. You can demonstrate a good understanding of assessments, team around the family processes and local issues effecting children, young people and their families.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Ellie McFadyen on 01642 492940

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.