Sessional Contact Supervisors are needed primarily for supervising contact between children and separated family members across the city - in contact centres and the community.
You will be required to fully document details of the contact and to submit your report within 24 hours. Full training and excellent support are provided.
Provisional Interview Dates - 27th August, 1st & 2nd September
About the role
Sessional contact supervisors are based at home and must have internet access on their own computer. A full driving licence and use of a car for business purposes are essential.
Applicants must have knowledge of child protection issues and previous experience of working with children and families. Excellent report writing and IT skills are vital, along with an ability to deal sensitively with difficult or unexpected situations as they arise. Although an A level standard education is desirable we would positively welcome applications from people who can demonstrate good written and communication skills.
Applicants must also be able to work individually and as part of team, have an understanding of anti-racist practice and be aware of safe working practices.
Casual Hours between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and weekends
As part of the application process we require you to answer some additional questions to support your application called 'Branching Questions'. These questions form part of the application process which you will find when you apply. Please read the document below 'Branching Questions Guidance'. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Due to the large number of applications expected we will not be available for individual conversations about the post. However, you are welcome to submit your questions in writing to HR as firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the job title and reference number.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce..