Early Help Family Worker.3241
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Closed for applications on 10/05/2021 00:00
£24,982 - £27,741
Social Care - Children Service
Berwick Sure Start
We are looking to recruit a new Early Help Family Worker to support families with children and young people 0-19 within Northumberland’s Supporting Families framework. Our team covers beautiful North Northumberland which is a large rural area covering from Berwick upon Tweed along down the coast line to Widdrington and across to Rothbury up into the Cheviots The role As you would expect, we are looking for self-motivated enthusiastic applicants, with effective communication skills who have a desire to make positive changes in families lives when times are tough for them. You will enjoy working as part of an established supportive team, but also be able to use your own initiative and work independently to manage your commitments. You will need to be competent in delivering training/programmes, completing assessments, working with individual family members, and supporting them together; also, able to work effectively alongside our partner agencies to achieve the best outcomes for children and families. Northumberland County Council Social Care is currently in the process of implementing Signs of Safety and Wellbeing throughout the service; their commitment to the approach is supported with a high level of support and training for the workforce. You will have opportunities to develop and deliver training/programmes for the families you work with. There is an expectation you will be competent in assessment writing and planning holistic approaches to support the families you work with. There are opportunities to effectively establish positive working relationships partner agencies to achieve the best outcomes for children, families, and the communities we cover. We provide a full induction programme to our supportive and nurturing team approach. We encourage and value your personal and professional development and you will be joining an enthusiastic, welcoming and committed team who are keen for you to succeed. As we are committed to keeping children and young people safe, we will apply for full DBS checks. We are offering: A starting salary of £24,313, 37 hours a week worked agilely and flexibly. Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme) A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision Flexible working arrangements
Base for mileage and office facilities is Wooler Fire Station
Essential requirements: A minimum of Level 3 Childcare qualification or equivalent is essential, as is a good depth of understanding and knowledge of child / young person development. You need to show knowledge and experience of the Early Help Assessment process and be able to demonstrate an ability to chair TAF meetings and be competent using IT systems.
For an informal discussion please call Claire Foster on 07771345830
This job is closed for applications.