Early Support Key Worker (SEND 0-5) – Early Help

Salford City Council
Salford Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Swinton
Salford
M27 5DA



Early Support Key Worker (SEND 0-5) – Early Help

Grade: 3A - £25,481 - £27,741
Working Hours: 36 per week
Location: -City Wide
Contract Type:  FTC (31st March 2023) - All year round 

Are you passionate about supporting Families who have a child with complex additional needs and disabilities?

Are you a focused individual with great time management skills?

Are you passionate about young children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities being able to thrive within their family and community?

Look no further, we are also looking for you….

We are seeking a creative, imaginative, child-centred person with good communication skills to join the Early Support Key Worker Team. This is a well-established part of the city’s early help offer for children (under 5) with identified complex disabilities.

You will offer a key worker service to families of children aged 5 and under who have a disability, using the Early Support and Family Partnership approaches and materials to provide a holistic and multi-disciplinary partnership package of support (including coordinating and chairing family focused meetings). This can include supporting families who have a child with a life limiting condition and include end of life support packages.

You will need to be an organised and compassionate professional who will act as a single point of contact to enable families to have easy access to information, support, and services to meet their needs.

You will possess a minimum level three (or above) qualification in a relevant field (such as early years, education, social care, or health). 

Job Description.doc
Person Specification.doc
Why Work For Team Salford.pdf
 
Please be aware that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £44.00. The payment for this will be deducted from your first four months’ salary payments at a rate of £11.00 per month. If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £44.00.

Where you have lived or worked abroad for 12 months or more, continuously or in total over the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants

COVID safe
We are a COVID safe organisation and for some of these roles you will be required to work from home and connect with your team virtually – all technology will be provided for you. Your health and wellbeing is important to us and if you are required to go into the office, a risk assessment will be conducted beforehand. 

About the benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centred and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture. Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel scheme, pension scheme, salary sacrifice schemes, and a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.

Continuous service commitment
New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr 
Location
Salford Civic Centre
 
Salford City Council
Salford Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Swinton
Salford
M27 5DA



Early Support Key Worker (SEND 0-5) – Early Help

Grade: 3A - £25,481 - £27,741
Working Hours: 36 per week
Location: -City Wide
Contract Type:  FTC (31st March 2023) - All year round 

Are you passionate about supporting Families who have a child with complex additional needs and disabilities?

Are you a focused individual with great time management skills?

Are you passionate about young children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities being able to thrive within their family and community?

Look no further, we are also looking for you….

We are seeking a creative, imaginative, child-centred person with good communication skills to join the Early Support Key Worker Team. This is a well-established part of the city’s early help offer for children (under 5) with identified complex disabilities.

You will offer a key worker service to families of children aged 5 and under who have a disability, using the Early Support and Family Partnership approaches and materials to provide a holistic and multi-disciplinary partnership package of support (including coordinating and chairing family focused meetings). This can include supporting families who have a child with a life limiting condition and include end of life support packages.

You will need to be an organised and compassionate professional who will act as a single point of contact to enable families to have easy access to information, support, and services to meet their needs.

You will possess a minimum level three (or above) qualification in a relevant field (such as early years, education, social care, or health). 

Job Description.doc
Person Specification.doc
Why Work For Team Salford.pdf
 
Please be aware that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £44.00. The payment for this will be deducted from your first four months’ salary payments at a rate of £11.00 per month. If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £44.00.

Where you have lived or worked abroad for 12 months or more, continuously or in total over the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants

COVID safe
We are a COVID safe organisation and for some of these roles you will be required to work from home and connect with your team virtually – all technology will be provided for you. Your health and wellbeing is important to us and if you are required to go into the office, a risk assessment will be conducted beforehand. 

About the benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centred and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture. Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel scheme, pension scheme, salary sacrifice schemes, and a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.

Continuous service commitment
New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr