Practice and Project Development Officer.4109

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/06/2022 00:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
28 Jun
Further Information

Are you passionate about?Early?Help and?Prevention work??

Northumberland is on a continuous journey in relation to its?Early?Help?service.? We have recently?reviewed?our?Prevention and Intervention Pathway, which includes the development of our Healthy Parental Relationships offer; and?are working towards a strong Family Hub model?across our?large geographically diverse county,?covering the 0-19 age range.

This is an exciting time in the journey of Early Help?and Prevention services with?new?initiatives?planned?to ensure?integrated working with a range of partners, including?social?workers,?public and clinical health?practitioners,?Registrars, parents and carers.??

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of posts to join our team and drive the development of Early Help in Northumberland:

Practice and Project Development Officer - This post will have a primary function of supporting the development of Healthy Parental Relationships in Northumberland, by working with practitioners, managers and senior leaders to embed the pathway, whilst also supporting key projects and development work, including Family Hub implementation and the delivery of the Supporting Families Programme.

The salary for this role is £33486 - 37568

About You

You will be an enthusiastic self-starter, with excellent organisational skills, and a drive to develop the role, bringing with you knowledge and experience of working with children and families, strong relationship building capabilities in a multi-agency setting, and experience of project and programme planning, delivery and evaluation.
You will be able to contribute to the development of the Early Help service and understand your contribution to maintaining high performance standards

You will be empathetic and sensitive to the needs of children and families

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to convey complex messages in a straightforward way and positively challenge to improve practice and delivery

The postholder?will be educated to degree level and hold a professional qualification relevant to work with children?and families from across the early help?multi?agency?sector?e.g.,?community?development,?health,?education?and social?work.??

This is a permanent role, with agile working including home working and a base at County Hall, Morpeth as well as other sites across Northumberland occasionally.
For an informal discussion please contact Helen Lancaster,?Senior Projects and Development Manager on 07709317949 or email helen.lancaster01@northumberland.gov.uk.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

The closing date is 27 June 2022


Please note
This job is closed for applications.