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Early Help (Starting Well) Co-ordinators Ref: DON/17/0067

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, LEARNING & OPPORTUNITIES: CYP
Based at: Civic Building
Salary details: Grade 8 £12,049- £14,153 - 18.5 hpw (£18,888 - £22,187 - 29 hpw) 
Job details: 18.5 or 29 Hours, Part Time, Temporary - Fixed Term
Closing date: 31 March 2017
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The following opportunities have arisen within DMBC Starting Well service for two posts for Early Help (Starting Well) Co-ordinator.

Post 1: Available at part time 18.5 hours, based on temporary contract to cover maternity leave until August 2017.

Post 2: Available at part time 29 hours, that is based on temporary contract until December 2017.

You will be required to work in Doncaster Civic Building as part of a team of coordinators supporting the work across Early Help Partnership.

The main focus of the duties will be to provide a system of support and challenge of lead practitioners to implement the early help assessment, planning intervention and review for early help support of children young people and families. By working under the direction of the Partnership Manager the successful candidates will work with local agencies and professionals to respond to emerging problems and share information with others to support early identification and assessment. To assist and co-facilitate interagency training on Early Help and in conjunction with Doncaster Safeguarding Children’s Board. In addition the postholders will undertake multi agency audits of Early Help assessments across the partnership as part of Quality Assurance process focusing on the child’s journey.

For more information, please contact Dawn Lawrence on 01302 734946 or email Dawn.Lawrence@doncaster.gov.uk

Please specify clearly on your application form which post(s) you are applying for.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council, please visit http://www.doncaster.gov.uk

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