Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 26th February 2020
Salary: £24799 - £26999
Total salary package*: £33815
Job Reference: LCC01096
Hours: Full Time
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Do you want to join a team that promotes better outcomes for children and young people at risk?
We are looking for two dedicated Early help coordinators to work in Leicester City Youth Service. You will coordinate the early help assessment process supporting, developing and innovating the partnership engagement with schools, health, police, voluntary agencies.
Providing support to projects such as:
In your day to day role you will oversee the administrative processes relevant to the delivery of the Early Help Hub records. You will work to complete and develop quality assurance processes to monitor the compliance to early help assessment principles by all agencies delivering early help.
Looking after the email inbox you will respond to queries and distribute to others in the team. Providing support to external partners you will update the website as well as preparing and presenting reports, briefings, updates and presentations when necessary.
You will attend meetings, network events and be part of the team front facing support and innovation mechanisms across the City.
You will be required to demonstrate previous experience in communicating management, statistical, technical and progress information in reports and be able to demonstrate equivalent relevant work experience in the relevant subject. You will have a high level of IT experience with a key focus on data and spreadsheets.
You must be confident in recording outcomes of meetings in a clear and informative manner to include reports, case summaries and action plans.
You will be able to work on your own initiative but be a core part of the team supporting others at all points during the working day. You must have excellent organisational and planning skills and able to recognise and resolve conflicting priorities and/or interdependencies
Two posts are currently being recruited to, one with a focus on External Agencies including Schools and the other a focus on supporting Internal Early Help Services and their processes. You will be considered for both roles but can express a preference at interview.
Both are fixed term posts or secondment opportunity until March 2021 if you are an internal applicant applying on a secondment opportunity please ask your line manager for approval first.
Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.
Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Emma Higgins, Positive Family Outcomes Manager at Emma.email@example.com
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.
* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.
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