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Early Help Contact Worker
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 711165
  • Published: Tue 06/09/2022, 14:36 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £20,444 - £22,129 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Palms Centre, Berkshire

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Early Help Contact Worker

Do you want to join an enthusiastic, motivated team?

Wokingham Borough Council are looking to recruit Supervised Contact Workers to supervise contact sessions for children and families across the borough. The role entails observing, monitoring and completing a record of sessions.  We work in partnership with the Social Work teams from which we receive all referrals.    We promote and support positive contact between children and their families, whilst they are going through the court process.  We offer a high level of support and training to all Contact Workers.

The main office base is at the The Palm Centre, however staff will work across the borough adopting a flexible working style.

We are recruiting contact workers on a casual contract to work in the afternoon and early evenings—typically 3—6 p.m.

We are looking for people who may have previous experience of working with children, young people and families.  As well as people who would like to make a difference to families and receive full training

The above posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references and health clearances.  Full training, support and supervision will be given as well as generous benefits and salary.

Please contact Joanne Drinkwater or Emma Roberts on (0118) 9088280 for more information.

Closing date: 11pm, 30th September 2022

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.