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Early Help Senior Key Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/10/2016 12:00
Grade E £21,745 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Redcar and Cleveland

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Redcar and Cleveland Council are looking to recruit a very experienced Senior Key Worker to work with our most vulnerable young people and their families for 32 hours per week with a focus on delivering outreach and parenting interventions. You will be part of our Early Help team, supporting families who are open to social care as well as occasionally supervising contacts.

Duties will include:
• Attending planning meetings with social workers and developing a plan of
parenting work
• Delivering the parenting work in the home, as well as facilitating group based programmes
• Organising meetings with social workers and parents to review progress towards outcomes
• Recording case notes and observations
• Writing reports that can be used as evidence in court
• Attending core groups and child protection conferences
• Outreach work to support young people on the edge of care

The post holder will be required to work flexible hours including occasional weekends and evenings.
You will be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team and you will receive excellent support and supervision, together with opportunities for personal development.
The Specialist Support team is part of Redcar and Cleveland’s Early Help Service.
For further information regarding hours and experience required please contact Debbie Dodd on 01642 776030

The authority 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 & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-
- Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
- Flexible working hours
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family friendly benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Staff discount scheme
- Discount leisure facilities

Please ensure that you complete our most recent up-to-date application form. This can be found in the documents download section for this position.
Any applications received on the old format will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant.

As per its Pay Policy Statement published under section 38, Localism Act 2011, in the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the authority to do so, the Council will generally not re-engage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment.

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