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Early Help Practitioner - Sutton Council

  • Location

    Sutton, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £18.00 - £20.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    20

  • Salary low:

    18

  • Job ref:

    rem-958679687_1568905116

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Early Help Practitioner to work within Sutton Council.

Job Purpose

To provide a range of Early Help and preventative interventions and support designed to meet family needs in a flexible and responsive way. Guided by the principles of Restorative Practices you will work in family homes and communities, completing direct work with children, young people and their families. You will deliver formal and informal restorative approaches including mediation and Family Group Conferencing. Other aspects of the role include completing Early Help Assessments and Team around the Family (TAF) meetings, working directly with schools, children and families to prevent exclusion, working with carers and young people to reduce placement breakdown and providing parenting support.

Essential Requirements

*Experience of whole family working, direct work with children and young people/adolescents and of working at an Early Help threshold .
*Experience of undertaking assessments and providing direct support to families.
*Excellent communication and relationship building skills

* Experience of delivering Family Group Conferencing and delivery of Restorative Approaches would be an advantage but is not essential


Candidate will


- be delivering direct work, supporting parents with children's behaviour, mental health, self harm, parenting, school exclusion etc.
- may also deliver Family Group Conferences and carry out Early Help Assessments
- be qualified at Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in Health & Social Care, Children's Workforce, Childcare, or above.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly