Targeted Intervention Practitioner
Part time, 18.5 hours per week
Scale 6, Salary £23,866 - £25,463 pro-rata
Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.
Who you are… Passionate about providing services and activities that help improve life chances for children and their families. Creative and able to work independently, you will be able to engage and work collaboratively with families, recognising their strengths whilst managing risk and enabling them to make sustained changes. All of this is done whilst keeping a focus on the needs of the children.
What we need from you… With previous experience of helping families with complex needs to successfully turn their lives around, you will be able to confidently assess risks and needs. With excellent communication skills, tenacity and a strong understanding of professional boundaries, you will be able to make a significant difference in this role. Holding a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant field, you will need to work flexibly, outside of normal working hours, when families need support. A full UK driving licence is also essential.
What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…
What to do now… Please visit our website for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Suzanne White, Early Help Co-ordinator on 01572 758301 or email: email@example.com.
The closing date for applications will be the 21st September 2018
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9th October 2018
To apply: visit www.rutland.gov.uk to apply, alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01527 722577.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.