Oakham, Rutland
£35,934 - £38,813 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Practitioner (Children’s Centre) 

Do you have leadership and management experience gained in an early intervention, community development or social care setting? 

Position: Senior Practitioner Children’s Centre & Early Years 
Location: Rutland, Oakham 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37 hours per week 
Salary: £35,934 - £38,813 per annum 

Closing Date: 23rd September 2019 at 23:59 PM 
Interviews will take place on: 07th October 2019 

About the role: 

We are looking for an experienced manager to oversee the development of our Children’s Centre and Early Years’ Service. You will be responsible for designing and coordinating a range of early and targeted interventions within our community hubs, creating an accessible and holistic offer which provides support for children and families at the earliest stages. 

About you: 

You will be responsible for the management of a small and vibrant team based at our Children’s Centre in Oakham and as such you will be an effective leader who is able to support the team to be confident and reflective practitioners. Passionate and committed, you will think creatively and innovate, inspiring those in your team as well as children and families. You will have a strong understanding of how early help services can best be delivered to make a difference for children and families. 

What we offer in return: 

Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few! 

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you. 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. 

You may have experience of the following: Senior Practitioner, Social Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Children, Young People, Social Care, Senior Support Worker, Service Delivery, Not For Profit, Senior Social Worker, Team Leader, Supervisor, Support Worker etc. 

Ref: 88796

Posted on: 29 August 2019
Closed date: 23 September 2019
Job ref: 88796
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker