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Early Help Practitioner

Vacancy Summary
North East Lincolnshire Council
NJC15 - £23,541
Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/10/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

The post holder will be part of North East Lincolnshire Council's Children’s Front Door. The purpose of this service is to provide information, advice and guidance to the public and professionals when a worry or concern about a child or family has been identified, ensuring that the right level of support is established first time.

The post holder (s) focusing on those cases triaged at early help and will work autonomously gathering information to ascertain the whole picture of concerns, offering information advice and guidance to promptly and effectively offer the most appropriate response to the concerns raised by the contact to provide positive outcomes for all children and ensuring those concerned are responded to by the most appropriate service area.

The aims are to:

  •  Provide a timely and consistent response to all enquiries, using the Signs of Safety Framework, regarding worries and concerns about a child and family and take a consistent approach to decision making, threshold of concern and service allocation.
  • Investigate child protection concerns, alongside a Qualified Social Worker, and work closely with other agencies to ensure children are safeguarded at the point of referral.
  • Utilise assessment skills to carry out decision making in contact with a range of multi- disciplinary professionals and family networks, working within tight timescales.
  • Work in partnership with families to build resilience and keep families safely together, where possible preventing the need to  escalate into statutory children's social care

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated Early Help Practitioners to join this important and fast-paced frontline service.

For more information, or an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Blanchard on 01472 325416 or email


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