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Early Help Family Practitioner - PO2

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£33,948 to £36,711
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/11/2019 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Early Help Family Practitioner

LBWF Families and Homes Early Help 0 -18 Years

Based at Children and Family Centre Hub

Enhanced CRB required

Closing date:  8th November 2018

Test and Interview:  Week beginning 26 November

Waltham Forest is a vibrant East London Borough rich in arts and culture. Waltham Forest is the London Borough of Culture 2019. We have a diverse community and are one of the fastest growing boroughs in London. 

We are seeking to appoint motivated and knowledgeable Family Practitioners to join the 0-18 Help team. The Early Help Service supports families with children and young people aged 0 to 19 and up to 25 with a disability. The service works in partnership with families to address problems, or potential problems, at the earliest opportunity.  Early intervention may occur at any point in a child or young person’s life.

The successful candidates will be able work in partnership with other professionals, parents and carers to intervene early when families need more support. You will be expected to assess needs, complete an action plan and undertake Team Around the Family meetings (TAF). The successful candidate will also need to have excellent interpersonal skills to work with colleagues at all levels of the organisation and be competent at assessing risk and making sound casework decisions.

If you want an opportunity to support families to build their resilience and help their children to achieve, be safe, happy and healthy, then these posts are for you. 

Appointments are subject to LBWF receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that they consider acceptable.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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