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Early Help Roles - Family Support Worker and Practitioner OCC18830

Job Details

 

Hours per week: 37

Work location: Bicester Children & Family Centre 

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 2 March 2020

Provisional interview dates 10 and 13 March 2020

 

These roles are subject to Criminal Records Check.

Please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested prior to interview.

 

 

We have two exciting positions available in our Family Solutions Service (Early Help)

 

You will provide timely support and interventions to vulnerable children and families to address safeguarding concerns and reduce risks to children and young people.  The work involves direct case work for children, young people and families who meet the threshold for service and the delivery of a series of targeted group work programmes.

Family Support Worker

 

Salary range: £26,999-29,636 per annum

 

To be successful, you will be you will be highly motivated, experienced in working to improve outcomes for vulnerable children, able to work under pressure and have an awareness of personal safety and risk. You will be educated to a good standard and will also have good organizational and communication skills, and an ability to write concise and factual records. You will be required to work flexibly and to undertake some work outside of normal working hours. You should have the ability to travel to and access a variety of locations in Oxfordshire, and safely transport children and families to venues across the county.

 

Please click here for full Job Description and Person Specification

Early Help Practitioner

 

Salary range: £30,507-32,878 per annum

 

As an Early Help Practitioner, you will be highly motivated, experienced in working to improve outcomes for vulnerable children, able to work under pressure and have an awareness of personal safety and risk. You will hold a relevant qualification at Level 3 or above.  You will also have good organizational and communication skills, and an ability to write concise and factual records. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience of planning, delivering and evaluating evidence based programmes including planning for the needs of the group (eg, childcare) and undertaking risk assessments to ensure safe delivery of programmes. You will work closely with colleagues in statutory social care teams and will need to demonstrate knowledge of Child Protection and Child in Need processes.

 

You should have the ability to travel to and access a variety of locations in Oxfordshire, and safely transport children and families to venues across the county. 

 

Please click here for full Job Description and Person Specification

Would you like to know more?

 

For an informal discussion, please contact Jenny Stoker, Centre Manager or Jane Roffey, Lead Practitioner on 018653 28470

Application Procedure

 

To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the role requirements, as specified in the job posting.

 

If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, please contact the Recruitment Team at occ.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or by calling 01962 847728

 

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

 

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

 

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