Neighbourhood Worker (Early Help)
2200003Z Requisition #

| Salary £18,933-£19,698 Per annum | Fixed Term,  Full Time, until  31/03/2023,  37 hours per week | Early Help – Hyndburn & Ribble Valley |

Post holders will use personal initiative to maintain an overview of the health and safety of the operating environment and take corrective action to address any issues which arise and/or seek guidance on this from their line manager. Post holders will work in close cooperation with Neighbourhood Group Workers to create and manage the suitability of the environment in the Neighbourhood Centres for service users, including responsive hygiene/cleanliness, display information, physical environment layout.

Post holders have some involvement in the maintenance of facility standards, in conjunction with premises managers around basic testing, risk assessment and review procedures and contractor liaison where necessary. From time to time, and where appropriate, post holders may also assist with supporting delivery sessions and services to ensure appropriate supervision/ratios are maintained and to support group participants with their participation needs as necessary.

Post holders will build positive relationships with service users, within the confines of their contact with them and build mutual trust and respect. Supporting the service in the delivery and continuous improvement of early help services for children, young people, and families in line with the vision for Children and Families in Lancashire developed by the Children and Families Partnership Board which states;

Children, young people and their families are safe, healthy and achieve their full potential to deliver this vision we have agreed some key outcomes: Five Outcomes

1. Vulnerable children and young people are safe from harm and build resilience.

2. Children and young people achieve their full potential in education, learning and future employment.

3. Children and young people enjoy heathy lifestyles and know how to help others.

 4. Children, young people and families have a voice in shaping the support they receive.

5. Children and young people

For further information or discussion please contact:

Stephanie Gunwhy

Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Team Manager

01772 538856


Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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