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Early Help Officer

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Stubbin Wood School & Nursery, Shirebrook
Salary details
Grade 8 £23,657 - £25,568 per annum pro rata
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
2.5 days per week, term time only
Closing Date
31 August 2022
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TEAM Education Trust is a small, newly formed Multi-Academy Trust. We have high expectations and aspirations for our children. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care and enrichment as soon as they join us. We strive to offer opportunities to enjoy learning and prepare pupils for future academic success and happy lives.

The successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • To provide a consistent, reliable and outcome focused support service to a caseload of families who are identified from the Early Help Referral offer.
  • Undertake a family assessment and develop a clear set of objectives and targeted outcomes.
  • To monitor the outcome plan, ensuring the actions are being met in a timely manner.
  • To establish and maintain effective multi-agency links with the key partner agencies in order to promote an integrated and joined up approach to work with our families.
  • To ensure that programmes of support for parents are available both formally and informally. This will be initiated through comprehensive assessment and local intelligence gathering to ascertain the needs of the family involved.
  • To provide guidance and support to families to ensure their activity does not bring them into conflict with neighbours, the community and housing agencies.
  • To be alert to safeguarding issues within a family, raising these with your line manager and DCPC following the safeguarding route. Reporting to Starting Point.
  • To support and enable families to feel confident so exit the service successfully.
  • To attend and participate in all relevant multi-agency meetings, professional’s meetings, case conferences, panels and relevant neighbourhood meetings, and prepare detailed reports as required.
  • To develop excellent relationships with a range of staff across Early Help, Adult and Children’s Services as well as with non-statutory partner agencies.
  • To participate in specialist training, as identified by the line manager, and facilitate intervention programmes when required. 

Workplace Benefits:

  • Developmental opportunities
  • Generous annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Occupational Health Service/VDU Eye Tests
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Positive Workload and Wellbeing Programme 

Please read the Person Specification and Job Description and, if you have the skills we’re looking for we will be delighted to hear from you.  If you require any further information or would like an informal conversation regarding this role please contact recruitment@stubbinwood.teameducation.org

Please do not apply using the Derbyshire County Council website. 

Please send your application using the Trust’s application form to recruitment@stubbinwood.teameducation.org    

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.