Sessional Contact Supervisor

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£14.14 - £16.31 per hour
Closing date
1 Sep 2022

About Us:

This is a rolling advert and applications will be considered as and when received.

Where just a few hours’ work can make a real difference.

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and local businesses at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. By sharing facilities and expertise with Westminster City Council, we’re able to offer joined-up services for children and their families that are constantly evolving. In our most recent Ofsted inspection, we were judged as outstanding in all areas.

The Role: Joining a highly responsive and well-supported team, you’ll work flexibly to suit the needs of families. You’ll provide child-focused supervision of contact between children and birth parents, both in our Contact Centre and out in the community. This includes escorting children to and from contact sessions and ensuring the contact rooms and play equipment are kept safe and clean. You’ll have the backing of a senior contact worker and access to a wide range of training and development.  

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.  About You:

We work with many different communities across Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster and would like our sessional workers to be equally diverse. We don’t expect direct experience of supervised contact work, but you must have a recognised childcare or social care qualification and some experience of working with vulnerable families. The ability to make accurate observations and write clear and concise reports is essential.

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s will not be considered for this role.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email:

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