Early Help Assistant – Family Service

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Early Help Assistant - Family Service
OLLERTON
Contract / Temporary

Nottinghamshire TCL 0008 6BE1 / 1

Posted: 18th January 2024 15:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.80 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • OLLERTON,

    NG22 9FF

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Early Help Assistant - Family Service

Reference no: Nottinghamshire TCL 0008 6BE1 / 1

Pay Rate: £12.80 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

City: OLLERTON

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Hybrid working

Address:
X1 post at Ollerton NG22 9FF

X1 post at Arnold, NG5 6DA

To support the work of the service in securing best outcomes for children, young people and their families. This will include supporting assessments of need and undertaking direct work with children, young people and their families in line with the relevant plan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Early Help Case Managers in the assessment of the needs
  • Arrange and attend Multi-agency meetings, with responsibility for associated administrative tasks.
  • Support Early Help Case Managers to implement plans for children and families where appropriate. This will involve the initiation and coordination of a range of outcomes.
  • Undertake direct work with children and families as part of their plan.
  • Liaise with schools, health services, voluntary agencies and other partner agencies to gather information and implement support for children and families.
  • Review and assess the impact of plans for children and families,.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date written records – minute taking, book TAFs, chase attendance records throughout case is open.
  • Provide information, advice and support to service users and their carers.
  • Work with children, young people and families in different settings including the family home, and to transport them when required with due regard to health and safety guidance
  • Use manual and computerised systems for the recording of information and data and ensure that all relevant records and documents are managed in accordance with policy and procedures and to keep up to date case records in accordance with policy.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold 5 GCSEs at level A-C (including English and Maths) OR equivalent.
  • Full driving licence (unless registered disabled).

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of child development and children’s needs.

Experience:

  • At least two years' experience of working with children, young people and their families in a social care environment, through paid or voluntary work experience.
  • Experience of working with other agencies, either in the statutory or voluntary sector.
  • Experience of managing challenging situations or conflict.
  • Experience of working to deadline, managing priorities and ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience of keeping records of work undertaken.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a range of people including children, young people, parents and carers, colleagues and other professionals and managers.
  • Well developed skills in information technology.
  • Works well with colleagues but also able to work on their own initiative.

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Job Ref: Nottinghamshire TCL 0008 6BE1 / 1
Early Help Assistant - Family Service
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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