Salary range: £33,291- £35,724 p.a. inc.
Contract: Fixed term (12 Months)
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Harmony Children's Centre, Harlesden
Make a Difference in Children's Social Care
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Keyworker role is pivotal to the success of the Troubled Families programme by providing strong, focussed interventions, coupled with in depth knowledge and experience of working with complex families. The ability to motivate families and bring about long-lasting, positive outcomes for families is the key objective.
Do you have significant experience of direct work with families who are experiencing multiple disadvantages?
Are you persistent in your approach to achieving positive outcomes for children and their families?
Do you have a minimum Level 3 qualification in a relevant area of work such as Childcare, Social Work, Education or Health?
If so, and you are committed to transforming the lives of the most vulnerable families in Brent, we welcome your application.
Closing Date: 2 December 2019 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced’ DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.