Supervised Contact Officer, 37hpw x 3 Posts

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/11/2021 12:00
£22,183 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Poppyfields Contact Centre, Supervised Contact Service
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Closing date:
4 Nov
Further Information

Supervised Contact Officer, 37hpw x 3 Posts
(Poppyfields Contact Centre, Supervised Contact Service)
£22,183 pa

Current Legislation and good practice upholds the right of children to promote and maintain contact with their parents, even when they no longer live with them, as long as such contact is in the best interests of the child.
You will be involved in the ongoing development of the contact service and be responsible for the supervision and recording of contact between children and their families.

It is essential that you have at relevant experience of working with children and families and experience of multi-agency working. You must also have good communication, record and report writing skills. Experience of facilitating contact and knowledge of child protection and the framework for assessment of need is essential. You must also hold a full current driving licence with access to transport or a means of mobility support.

For an informal discussion please contact Jill McGuire, Team Manager on (0191) 424 7161.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing date: Noon, 4 November 2021.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.