Jobs at Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council: Community Engagement Worker

Job Title: Community Engagement Worker
Job Ref: ACS14986
Grade: Grade C+
Contract Hours: Full time
Working Pattern: 8.30 – 5pm
Working week: 37hrs
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £17,169.00 – £17,891.00 per annum
Details: Sure Start Children’s Centres in Redcar and Cleveland work in partnership with parents and other agencies to deliver high-quality services to improve outcomes for all children and their families.

The following post offers an exciting opportunity for dynamic individuals to join our multi-disciplinary team to support families to access Sure Start Children’s Centre services in the borough.

We are looking for a Community Engagement Worker to work as part of a team to support families and their children who would benefit most from attending activities and engaging with Early Help services.

The successful candidates will have substantial experience of working with children and families in local community settings. They will hold a minimum of a level three qualification in a relevant subject. They will have a flexible, friendly and approachable personality, with outstanding communication skills.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Ellie McFadyen on 01642 495357 or Nicola Stott on 01642 770810

Please ensure that you complete our most recent up-to-date application form. This can be found in the documents download section for this position.
Any applications received on the old format will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant.

Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-

– Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
– Flexible working hours
– Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
– Family friendly benefits
– Childcare voucher scheme
– Staff discount scheme
– Discount leisure facilities

As per its Pay Policy Statement published under section 38, Localism Act 2011, in the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the authority to do so, the Council will generally not re-engage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment.

Apply online: Online application form
Contact: HR Transactional Team
Redcar & Cleveland House
Kirkleatham Street
TS10 1RTTelephone: (01642) 444449 / (01642)
Closing Date: 8th August 2016

Please note:
Deadline is 12 noon on date specified above.
Published: 25th July 2016

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