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Community Services Officer - Parenting and Early Help
  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: PPEH2562
  • Published: Wed 10/06/2020, 9:20 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/07/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JG4: £19,554 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Community Services Officer - Parenting and Early Help


North Somerset Council’s Children’s Centres and Family Hubs are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Community Services Officer to work in our Parenting and Early Help team based in Weston-super-Mare, it will also include working across all North Somerset Children’s Centres and Family Hubs to support Children’s Centre Community Services Officers.  This post will provide dedicated administrative support to the Parenting and Early Help team, who work with children and families. 


You will need:

Excellent communication and customer care skills

Significant experience of a range of IT systems, including significant experience of Excel

A broad knowledge and understanding of administrative systems

To be able to work independently to resolve problems and queries, and meet deadlines

Previous administrative and accounts experience

Ability to work with confidential information


You will:

Deal with administrative tasks for parenting programmes and Early Help work

Work in a Children Centre environment, where children and families attend

Work in partnership with the Children Centre and Hub team, parents and carers to offer an accessible and welcoming environment

Work as part of the team, with partner agencies and community groups             

Support the quality of service provision


This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


For an informal discussion, please contact Graham Pascoe. Parenting and Early Help Officer on 07795812218 or Jenie Eastman, Service Leader on 07799075780.


Anticipated interview date:       Tuesday 14 July 2020


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.