Temporary Assistant Early Help Practitioner x 2 Re-opened

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Temporary Assistant Early Help Practitioner x 2 Re-opened
Contract / Temporary

Derbyshire 5209248

Posted: 29th July 2022 14:53
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.81 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 - 3 months

  • Ilkeston,

    DE7 8HG

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Assistant Early Help Practitioner x 2 Re-opened

Reference no:  Derbyshire 5209248

Enhanced DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

The purpose of the role is to provide quality family time session for children in local authority care.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support children, young people and their families with practical and domestic tasks and health promotion activities in line with agreed steps developed as part of the action plans.
  • Provide appropriate support to help meet social and emotional needs, maintain family’s independence and keep children safe.
  • Alert managers to changes in family circumstances or needs and respond in emergency situations liaising with colleagues, other agencies, and carers as appropriate.
  • Assist parents/carers to meet the needs of their child/young person through engagement in universal activity such as parent and child groups, youth groups, etc, working closely with local community networks, voluntary and self help groups.
  • Complete records of work undertaken with families in accordance with the Department’s systems and processes.
  • Ensure the safeguarding of children and young people in accordance with safeguarding procedures, health and safety requirements and relevant processes and practices maintaining the confidentiality of families.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. Level 2 including English and Maths.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Understanding of the principles of treating others with dignity and respect.
  3. Understanding of child development 0-19 years.
  4. Experience of working with children, young people and families with a range of complex and challenging needs.
  5. Good communication skills including both written and verbal.
  6. Ability to communicate with and relate to a wide range of service users.
  7. Ability to form professional relationships and maintain professional boundaries with all family members.
  8. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. 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.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Derbyshire 5209248
Temporary Assistant Early Help Practitioner x 2 Re-opened
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Derbyshire 5209248
Temporary Assistant Early Help Practitioner x 2 Re-opened
Client Category: Local Authority

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