Ref. 64113

Targeted Early Help Support Practitioner

  • Location: Barnsley, England
  • Salary: £16.21 - £16.21 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking to fill a Targeted Early Help Support Practitioner role in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

This is a full-time temporary role offering £16.21 p/h.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To engage and support targeted families with children aged 0-25 years across the network of Family Centres within designated locality areas through targeted outreach/home visiting and Family support interventions as identified though the Early Help Assessment.
  • When appropriate to take the role of lead practitioner in the Early Help Assessment delivering interventions and supporting interventions at Tier 3 and 4 when directed as part of a CIN/CPP plan with relevant professionals.
  • To support families through planned interventions that have clear initial assessment and targets and objectives which are reviewed at regular intervals with the family, utilising relevant and current holistic assessment tools.
  • To lead in identifying the hard to reach and vulnerable families within the local area, in response to locality data, and promote Family Centre Services to them, referring families to specialist services as required.
  • To provide advice, support and guidance to promote learning and positive parenting skills utilising appropriate frameworks and evidence-based approaches.
  • To ensure that all files/records are maintained in line with relevant guidelines, including recording of information on relevant electronic database systems, and participate in all appropriate meetings.
  • To undertake appropriate referrals to specialist and statutory services where needs are identified within the remit of Tier 3 and Tier 4 of the Early Help Assessment in line with relevant Information Sharing Protocols.
  • To report and record any safeguarding concerns immediately in line with relevant policies and procedures acting as duty manager and designated safeguarding lead when required by the service.
  • To support in the planning of services that meet the needs of the locality, contributing to the Self Evaluation process (SEF)
  • To consult regularly with the local community and target groups to gain an in depth understanding of their requirements and encourage them to shape services within their locality to meet their needs
  • To work collaboratively with multi agency partners championing integrated services, planning and delivering collaborative working and avoiding duplication of services
  • To participate collaboratively in regular clinical supervision and ensure all recommended actions are completed within given timescales

Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications: NVQ 4 or equivalent qualification in a related discipline OR equivalent extensive relevant experience.

Commitment to achieving a relevant level 5 qualification


  • Relevant substantial post qualifying experience of working with children and families in the community within a family support context. 
  • Relevant extensive experience of working with children and families in the community within a family support context. 
  • Substantial experience of multi-agency working to develop integrated services for children and families 

Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS and references.

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