0-19 Practitioner (Early Help 0-19 service)

Barnet Family Services launched its newly configured 0-19 Early Help Service on 1 October 2018. Our new model integrates all early help support into a single service based in three locality hubs across the borough, which are shared with other professionals working in the early help system. We are now recruiting to 0-19 Practitioner roles (in the South). Our Early Help services are designed to put the child first and promote resilience in children, young people and their families. Working to promote positive parenting and the promotion of pro-social behaviours at home, school and in the community, the 0-19 Early Help service will provide timely and effective early preventative intervention which prevents situations from escalating and aims to enables families to flourish. 

The focus on the role is on building resilience in families using key tools such as Signs of Safety, Asset plus, and the Graded Care Profile, with the aim being to enhance positive parenting and improving outcomes for children.

The role provides an opportunity to support the delivery of high quality interventions for children, young people and families and to develop professional knowledge and skills around 0-19 practice. You will need to demonstrate that you have experience in direct work with families, and able to provide a comprehensive support in order to safeguard or promote the welfare of children within their homes.

You will take responsibility for your own individual caseload, including prioritising tasks, the keeping of accurate case records and the completion and updating of risk assessments relating to service provision whilst receiving on going supervision and training to develop your skills.

The successful candidate(s) will have demonstrable skills to work with children and young people across the 0-19 age range, families and youth work. We are particularly looking for people who are dynamic, enthusiastic and keen to develop themselves. If you have a passion for creativity and enjoy working in dynamic environments, we would love to hear from you

For more information please contact: Marianna Nicolaou or Shantha Shanmuganathan on 020 8359 3398

Interviews will take place week commencing 26th August

Barnet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

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