Supporting Families Together Coach Early Help Project G9

RPO Harrow Council
Harrow, UK
24 Jul 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Supporting Families Together Coach x3

Fixed Term - 1 Year

Harrow Council's Together with Families Initiative has been piloting a Keeping Families Together Team for the last 2 years with a clear aim to develop Edge of Care work with complex families who are at risk of coming into care and who can be supported to reunify back home. We are introducing 3 new roles as a pilot programme to extend our reach to support families at risk of entering into statutory social care.

The team comprises of a Deputy Team Manager, 3 Keeping Families Together Coaches and 3 Supporting Families Together Coaches. The team provide direct intensive support to children, young people and their families over a period of 12 weeks.

The post holders report to the Deputy Team Manager - KFT .

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to:
  • Be tenacious and engage well with complex families and young people
  • Support families to develop and maintain skills to prevent escalation into statutory services
  • Work with a range of professionals to improve outcomes for children and families

To be successful in this role you will need the ability to work flexibly including evenings and weekends.

For additional information please refer to the Role Profile / Selection Criteria.

Closing date Monday 6th August

Interview date Monday 12th August

We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit

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