Local Area Support Practitioner
- Contract Type
- Full time
This vacancy is available as a secondment opportunity. Candidates must seek permission of their current line manager before applying for a secondment opportunity.
This is an exciting opportunity to undertake challenging and rewarding work providing early help and support to children and young people age 0-19 and their families.
Through a whole family approach, you will work with children, young people and parents, assessing need and agreeing plans with them that improve their outcomes.
Your will also work in partnership, particularly with schools and early years settings to support vulnerable support children, young people and families
You will be committed to working with children, young people and families to help them to achieve their potential.
You will have experience of working with children and young people, excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, able to manage caseloads and record your work on electronically on computer systems.
3 posts available - fixed term till 31/12/2021
As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.
City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Steve Flatley, Local Area Team service Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01904 552367
Closing date: Thursday 15 April 2021 at 12 midnight