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Edge of Care Community Hub Worker x 3 posts

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
13/02/2019
Advert End Date:
27/02/2019 23:59
Salary:
£22,401 - £25,463
Hours per week:
various - see advert text
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
184062
Employment Location:
the post will be based at Nettlesworth, however you may be required to work at any Durham County Council office.
Post Number:
CYPS/19/40

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Feb


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Further information

Children and Young Peoples Services
Childrens Social Care – Supporting Solutions Services

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/40

Post title: Edge of Care (EOC) Community Hub Worker x 3 posts

1 x full time, permanent
1 x part time (29.5 hours), permanent
1 x full time, maternity cover (temporary until 01/02/2020 or the day prior to the return of the substantive post holder)

Salary: £22,401 - £25,463 Grade 7

Job Location: the post will be based at Nettlesworth, however you may be required to work at any Durham County Council office.

The service has three vacancies for Supporting Solutions, Edge of Care Community Hub Workers who work intensively with young people and their parents/carers where there is a risk of their living situation breaking down.

This role includes supporting families with multiple and complex needs, using a variety of approaches to assist in rebuilding relationships.

The team offer a range of restorative interventions to encourage family decision making and responsibility for their children and young people by negotiating and discussing support within their family network to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

This is a seven day service (not including Bank Holidays) and staff undertake some evening and weekend work to provide this.

Staff receive a wide range of training to develop their role in supporting families.

The service is countywide and based at Nettlesworth alongside the Emergency Duty Team.

Supporting Solutions workers offer flexible support to existing placements in the community in order to prevent the admission of children into local authority care. They provide rapid response and intensive interventions to families where children are on the edge and edging towards care.

Staff offer support and care to young people looked after within the out of hours residential establishment in accordance with the policies and procedures of Durham County Council. This will include providing services to young people and families when required which includes evenings and weekends.

Mediation and a range of restorative interventions is offered to families within their family network to ensure the safeguarding of children.

Required qualifications: Level 3 Health & Social Care or equivalent.

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

For further information regarding this post please contact Sheila Purvis on 03000 262300 or email sheila.purvis2@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held between Tuesday 12 March and Thursday 14 March 2019.

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.

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