Early Help Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/10/2018 23:59
£20,541 – £23,111
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
various locations throughout County Durham, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
Post Number:
Closing date:
17 Oct
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services
CYPS – One Point & Think Family Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/18/322

Post title: Early Help Practitioners - Grade 6 – 4 x full time permanent positions at various locations throughout County Durham

Salary: £20,541 – £23,111

Job Location: various locations throughout County Durham, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

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

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.

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.

Please note that these posts are open to job share.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information regarding the post please contact Alison Ghent - via email: alison.ghent@durham.gov.uk or phone 03000 269037.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 2 November 2018

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