JOB DETAIL

Application closing date
07/12/2022
Location
Halifax
Salary
SO1 – SO2, £30,151 - £34,723 per annum
Package
37 hours per week, 2 years fixed term
Job category/type
Council

Job description

Post Ref: CC329

Calderdale is a beautiful metropolitan borough in the heart of the Yorkshire Pennines, situated between Manchester and Leeds. The spectacular natural landscape, vibrant towns, quirky culture, and tremendous architecture make it a great place to live and work. Its ideal location allows for easy access via the motorway or rail into the town centre or the surrounding area.

Calderdale Council is transforming the way it delivers its Early Help services making this an exciting and challenging time to come and join us. The successful candidate will initiate and lead the strategic vision and further development of Early Help Pathway throughout the borough.

We are looking to recruit two highly motivated, capable and flexible individual with a high level of autonomy who possesses excellent organisational and decision-making skills. As a member of the Early Help Service; you will work with dedicated schools initiating Early Help Pathways, facilitating child and family meetings and coordinating the response to families.. You will work alongside partners and professionals to ensure the correct interventions are in place at the right time to achieve improved outcomes for children, young people and families.

The successful candidate will need knowledge of Early Help, an understanding of the needs of children and families as well as experience of undertaking assessments and working across agencies and professional boundaries. The ideal candidate will be able to prioritise their own workload whilst working as part of a very busy team. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is essential as are excellent communication and customer care skills.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 7th December 2022

We are following social distancing precautions and may utilise digital interview methods.

As part of our Vision (https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/vision/) we aim to be a talented, resilient and inclusive community. We welcome applications from all and offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff.

All applications are anonymised before being seen by the selection panel.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date, an early submission is advised.


JOB INFORMATION
Job Location : Halifax
Company : Calderdale Council
Position :
Sector :
Employment : Full-Time
Post Code :
Contact : Halifax Calderdale Council Contact Number


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