Early Help Coordinator
London Borough of Camden
London Borough of Camden
3d ago

Location : 5Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary : £31,836 - £33,931

ContractType : Fixed term / Secondment until 30th September 2020, Full time, 36hours per week

Alternativeflexible working options available / open to discussion

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexibleworking options

We are seeking 2 experiencedand energised individuals to join our early help community and practiceservice. This service includes our early help first stop family support teamsupporting the children and families contact service front door and providingbrief early help interventions, our early help coordinators providinginformation, advice and guidance to community partners and families, and ourearly help practice leads who support practice excellence in Camden’s earlyhelp offer.

As early help coordinator, you will provide avital support role to the children and families contact service and to partnersin our community.

As well as processing and analysing incoming referrals to thecontact service, you will provide information, advice and guidance toprofessionals and families about early help to prevent issues escalating.

Youwill help develop Camden’s partnership working through providing professionalsupport with a focus on case consultations, developing practitioner confidenceand the earlier identification of families in need of early help.

This post is exempt fromthe Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

Your experience of working withvulnerable children, young people and their families to prevent problemsescalating will be combined with outstanding communication, negotiating andinfluencing skills.

You will bring with you knowledge and experience of workingin a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary environment and the ability to workcollaboratively in partnership with a wide range of agencies, professionals andfamilies.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices atKing’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits includingdiscounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool,recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases,flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part ofthis accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare.

Thisfits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-timeworking that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to sharechildcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to seethe full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equalityand safeguarding, please visit our recruitmentwebsite

If you want tofind out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whetherwe’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire.

Pleasenote, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as partof the selection process.

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