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Early Help Worker

Young People Services
19003591 Requisition #
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| Starting salary £22,182 per annum | Temporary Full Time, 37 hours per week for up to 12 months |

The Early Help and Preventative Services (EHPS) provides targeted support and open access services to children and young people aged 0-25, as well as their families.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic Early Help team in Beaches Unit, on the Isle of Sheppey for a 12-month period to cover maternity leave. You will join a supportive team and have opportunities to further develop your skills. You will work with children and families who have been referred into the service for more intensive levels of support. You will have the ability to build relationships with children, young people and their families.

You will be able to gather and interpret information, undertake assessments and deliver 1:1 work tailored to the needs of individual children/families, underpinned by the Signs of Safety Model. You will have knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and regulatory frameworks. You will work closely with a range of partner agencies, including schools.

The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please click here.

For further information on this role please contact Karen Stevens on 07850 715428.

Interview date(s): 3rd September 2019

Closing date: 27th August 2019

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