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Senior Community Support Worker

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CHI/24/280200
  • Published: Mon 13/05/2024, 9:09 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024 - £35,745 - pay award pending
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

We are interested in hearing from you if you work with children or young people and their families and want to join the Children in Care team here in Halton as our Senior Community Support Worker.

The candidate will work as part of a Community Support Worker Service based in Runcorn with the requirement to work across the borough and also further afield supporting children and families wherever they live in receiving a service as a child in care. The Service consists of a number of community support workers who work directly with children and young people who have been assessed as requiring help and protection and children who are looked after in their home and community. The service also undertakes the supervision of family time between children in care and their family and facilitate a variety of learning courses for parents and carers as part of a broader approach to safeguarding children and young people in Halton.

The candidate will be expected to undertake the delivery of front-line duties to children and families whilst providing direct support including supervision of the children in care cohort of community support workers. The candidate will have experience of working directly with children and families who are known to statutory Children Services. The candidate will also preferably have some experience of supporting front-line staff in their role including the supervision of staff. 

 

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Lyndsey Ratcliffe on 151 511 8594

 

Interviews will be arranged and planned to take place week commencing 17th or 24th June.

 

We offer a range of other benefits, including a generous leave allowance (up to 34 days), a flexible working week, free parking, car allowance, health and wellbeing initiatives and discount scheme.  We are within easy commutable distance of Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside regions.

 

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CHI/24/280200
  • Published: Mon 13/05/2024, 9:09 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024 - £35,745 - pay award pending
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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