Title - Children and Families Intervention Worker
Location - Harrogate
Salary – From £27,344 to £30,151 per annum pro rata Grade - H
Vacancy Hours - 18.5 hours per week (weekend working with flexible weekday shifts)
Contract Type - Established Early Help is part of North Yorkshire Council’s Children & Families Service.
We are looking to recruit supportive, resilient and highly motivated individuals to join our team of Children & Families Intervention Workers.
The Role We work alongside children, young people and their families up to the age of 19 (25 years when there is an identified SEND need).
We are a consent-based service focused on offering “the right support at the right time”.
Our work is strength based and underpinned by our ‘Strength in Relationships’ practice model where we work alongside other relevant agencies to ensure we support families to create their own sustainable family plans that really make a difference.
We provide interventions to children, young people and their families, drawing on their strengths and helping to build support networks as well as statutory work for those open to Children’s Social Care and Youth Justice Teams.
The number of minority ethnic children and families has increased significantly in North Yorkshire, particularly over recent years with the arrival of refugee families and increasing numbers of unaccompanied asylum seeking children. These posts will have a specific focus on supporting our growing refugee community as well as working directly with children and young people from other vulnerable groups, such as those in the criminal justice system and children who are being looked after by the Local Authority.
If you are an enthusiastic, highly motivated person who is passionate and experienced in working with vulnerable children, young people & families to provide outstanding support then this role is for you.
This exciting post will give you opportunities to:
Work directly with children, young people and their families, to ensure they have the right support at the right time.
Work with other key professionals to co-ordinate an effective network of support to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people. Work in a rewarding role where every day can be different. Be part of dynamic team, working with like-minded people.
Access outstanding training and career progression opportunities across Children and Families Service.
We offer regular 1-1 and group based supervisions and take a collaborative team approach in delivering best practice across the service.
This role covers all weekends, occasional bank holidays and some weekday shifts. Flexibility will be required during the week using the remaining hours, this will be discussed and agreed depending on the needs of the service.
Closing Date : 29th May 2023
Interview Date : Monday 5th June 2023
Venue for Interview : Bilton Hub – Woodfield Road, Harrogate, HG1 4HZ
for more information or an informal conversation please email [email protected]
Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.
NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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