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Lambeth Council - Early Help Practitioner

Lambeth Council - Early Help Practitioner

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

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    Social Care

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    Up to £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Lambeth Community Early Help is looking to recruit a skilled, experienced, motivated and passionate Early Help Practitioner to join our multi-disciplinary team. This is an exciting opportunity, to be a part of Lambeth's Community Early Help service in Lambeth Children's Social Care.

As an Early Help Practitioner, you'll be at the heart of ensuring that families receive the right support at the earliest opportunity to effectively meet their presenting needs.

As part of your role you will be skilled in establishing, developing and maintaining effective relationships with a diverse range of families, undertaking high quality whole family assessments and devising whole family action plans in partnership with community services to achieve positive outcomes for families.

You will also contribute towards effective partnership working and community engagement within the locality you are based as well as Lambeth as a whole. In Lambeth, we have adopted a systemic approach - our "Children at the Heart of Practice" framework. This means that when we work with families, we are committed to starting from a position of strength, empowering families to build on what is working well to make the necessary change to improve their quality of life. As part of your work with families you will receive regular systemic supervision, be a part of an innovative multi-disciplinary team and contribute towards making a meaningful impact to the lives of Lambeth families. This agency placement is expected to be for up to 6 months.

All staff are primarily working from home however are undertaking face-to-face visits with families informed by an individual risk assessment for staff members. As an Early Help Practitioner you will act as the lead professional for vulnerable families being supported by the Early Help service.

You will possess excellent skills in undertaking whole family assessments, formulating multi-agency intervention plans to address need/risk and review the effectiveness of interventions using a team around family approach. This will be underpinned by systemic, trauma informed and signs of safety practice.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.