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Early Help Practitioner

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£32,868 - £36,579
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services, Education, Early Intervention
Job role
Officer, Social Worker, Support Worker
Contract Type
Part Time
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Working with families to tackle difficulties before they become problems 

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. We have high aspirations for all our children across our diverse communities and, in our most recent Ofsted inspection, we were judged as outstanding in all areas.  

The Role:

Joining our Early Help Service, you will support a caseload of families to build on their strengths and help them overcome issues before they reach the level of requiring specialist or statutory intervention. Using a model of practice built around a ‘whole family’ approach, you’ll coordinate the work of many different agencies, often taking the lead to shape the precise support your families need. It’s an opportunity to bring your existing expertise to a team where you will be highly valued, but also to expand your skills and knowledge to address a wider range of needs. 

Please refer to the Job Description for more information

About You:

You’re someone who’s motivated by the rewards of breaking down barriers to give families a positive experience and genuine hope for the future. Capable of building trusting and responsive relationships with children, young people and their carers, you’re likely to have a background in an area such as early years, parenting, family support, youth, education or youth justice. Perseverance and patience are key and you must be capable of managing challenging situations. You should also be a great listener and a creative problem-solver.

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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