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Early Help Area Officer

Cumbria County Council
£31,346 - £32,234
Closing date
12 Dec 2021

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services, Social Care, Education, Early Intervention
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Full time
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative individual to join our team, as an Early Help Officer.

As an Early Help Officer, you will contribute to the high quality early support to children and families, across Cumbria, providing Early Help consultation and guidance to professionals and practitioners carrying out critical front-line support to vulnerable children, young people, and their families with multiple needs.

We are looking for someone who has knowledge of Common Assessment Framework (CAF) Early Help (Signs of Wellbeing and Success) and Threshold Guidance, and ideally working principles of Information Sharing in partnerships, including the Data Protection Act. You will have experience of working with a range of senior managers, partners, and members across a large organisation, and you will be able to demonstrate that you have delivered large projects or programmes and achieved desired outcomes.

Cumbria County Council is a modern and supportive employer, and we have both the technology and the commitment to allow our employees to work flexibly and efficiently.

If you are looking for a new challenge, in a friendly, supportive, and professionally stimulating environment, then we want to hear from you.  

For more information please contact Suzannah Gregson,, 07966641341 or Lesley Sanczuk,

This role requires an enhanced DBS check with a Childrens and Adults Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults and/or Children.

Interview information

Closing date: 12/12/2021

Interview date: 06/01/2022

We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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