Early Help and Prevention Practitioner (2 Posts)

ERYC Grade 6
Haltemprice and Hunsley
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 6 July
Job reference
Job reference: CYSS000629
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The job itself

Job Term: Two years from appointment

Appointment Type: Full Time

Days of work: Monday - Friday

Hours per week: 37

Place of Work: Hedon Children’s Centre / Anlaby Children’s Centre

We are seeking a highly motivated Early Help Practitioner to complement the locality early help front door arrangements to respond to 0-19 early help enquiries.

This role will include:

  • Signposting to appropriate sources of self-help and universal services.
  • Gathering and analysing information from a variety of sources to inform next steps and enhance decision making to provide a family with the most appropriate service for intervention.
  • Understanding when situations need escalating / stepping across to statutory services.
  • Providing advice and guidance to other services in relation to the completion of Early Help Assessments (EHA), Team around the Family (TAF) meetings and the Lead Professional role.

Are you:

  • Highly motivated to improving outcomes for families
  • Dedicated and hardworking
  • Excited about working in a diverse role where no two days are the same
  • A team player
  • Flexible and enjoy working in a fast paced environment

Do you:

  • Want to empower children and families
  • Want to be a team player across services
  • Want to work in a culture that is nurturing and supportive
  • Hold a relevant Level 3 qualification

If so we would love to hear from you. For the best opportunity to be shortlisted for an interview, demonstrate through examples within your personal statement your skills, knowledge and experience that meet all the essential criteria on the job specification. Also, take into consideration the job outline.

Closing date: Monday 6 July 2020.

Interview date: TBC

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 719.97kb)


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Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

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