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Sessional Contact Supervisors

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/22/201303
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 12:24 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 19/07/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Grade: 5/6, £25,578 - £30,036 PRO RATA
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

SESSIONAL CONTACT SUPERVISORS

Waltham Forest Council, London E17

Pay point scale:  scale 5/6

Required for London and surrounding areas 

Waltham Forest is looking for contact supervisors to form a bank of sessional workers.  You will provide a contact service for children and young people, who are in the care of this local authority, with some of their family members.  You will act as a member of a team with the purpose of safeguarding and promoting the child’s welfare and identity.

To make the most of the role, you will be an excellent communicator and be able to build positive relationships between the child and their family.  You will be reporting back to the child’s social worker.  You will write the reports from home and email your written reports speedily and securely to the manager of the contact service and to the case holding social worker. 

You will have

  • some knowledge of the principles of the Children Act 1989/2004
  • knowledge of what children need
  • excellent communication skills
  • good skills to assess risks
  • good observational and report writing skills
  • a current driver’s license and access to use of their car which is covered by business insurance
  • access to a secure internet connection
  • and be flexible with working hours: this may include evenings and weekends

We offer you training and regular supervision.  You need to agree for an enhanced criminal record bureau check.

We welcome applicants form Eastern Europe in particular from Lithuania and Poland.

To find out more information please contact: Faustina Ekpang

For an application form and further details please visit our website

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications have been received

 

Downloads

  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Role Profile
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/22/201303
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 12:24 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 19/07/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Grade: 5/6, £25,578 - £30,036 PRO RATA
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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