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Early Help Team Leader (Fixed Term)
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC243RJ
  • Published: Wed 14/04/2021, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 05/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: Range 5 (£32,207 - £38,023)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Medway Children and Family Hubs, Kent

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Early Help Team Leader (Fixed Term)

An opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to join our Early Help service on a 12 month fixed term basis.  You will work alongside the Hub Manager and be responsible for managing and leading delivery of early help interventions and targeted support to improve the outcomes for children, young people and their families.

You will be responsible for the managing a team of Early Help workers, providing supervision and expert advice, including critical oversight of cases.

Your role will include working closely with a range of partners who will also contribute to devising and implementing timely interventions and programmes with children, young people and their families.

About you

You will have GCSEs at level 5 or above in English and Maths, together with an NVQ 4 in working with families with multiple or complex needs or another relevant discipline.  You will also have experience of working with children, young people and families and in leading and managing teams.

You will also be able to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and experience and ideally have experience of working with ‘Signs of Safety’ or a similar relationship and strengths-based practice framework.

For an informal discussion please contact Stephanie Ponter, Group Manager for Early Help Services on 01634 331746.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviewed via Microsoft Teams.

This post is subject to an enhanced Children and Adults DBS check.

Candidates must have a valid driving licence for use in the UK and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Previous unsuccessful candidates need not apply.