Early Help Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/09/2021 23:59
Grade 6 £21, 748 - £24,491
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
15 Sep
Further Information

Children and Young People’s Services
CYPS – One Point & Think Family Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/489

Post title: Early Help Practitioner

Salary: £21,748 – £24,491 Grade 6 – full time and part-time - permanent

Job Location: any ONE Point Hub within County Durham, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

We are seeking Early Help Practitioners for various posts.

The Early Help Practitioners will provide direct help to empower families to access a range of support networks within their local communities and those delivered in and through the Community Family Hub with the aim of building resilience and sustained change.

The successful candidates should have recent experience of working and supporting vulnerable children, young people and their families in the home and community settings; experience of delivering planned interventions using evidence based practice leading to improved outcomes; experience of group facilitation and experience of responding effectively to safeguarding issues and concerns.

The Early Help Practitioners will provide direct help and interventions to families that contribute to meaningful positive change; develop a range of approaches to engage and build an effective working relationship with parents and families to enable positive change to take place.

Essential Qualifications: Level 3 qualification in a relevant Children's Services field and evidence of continuous professional development.

The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Hayley Cormack via e-mail at Hayley.cormack2@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in week commencing 27th September 2021.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 or email PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

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.