Early Help Officer

Stubbin Wood School, Mansfield, Derbyshire, NG20 8QF

13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Negotiable Depending on Experience

Early Help Officer job summary

TEAM Education Trust is a small, newly formed Multi-Academy Trust. We have high expectations and aspirations for our children. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care and enrichment as soon as they join us. We strive to offer opportunities to enjoy learning and prepare pupils for future academic success and happy lives.

The successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • To provide a consistent, reliable and outcome focused support service to a caseload of families who are identified from the Early Help Referral offer.
  • 2. Undertake a family assessment and develop a clear set of objectives and targeted outcomes.
  • To monitor the outcome plan, ensuring the actions are being met in a timely manner.
  • To establish and maintain effective multi-agency links with the key partner agencies in order to promote an integrated and joined up approach to work with our families.
  • To ensure that programmes of support for parents are available both formally and informally. This will be initiated through comprehensive assessment and local intelligence gathering to ascertain the needs of the family involved.
  • To provide guidance and support to families to ensure their activity does not bring them into conflict with neighbours, the community and housing agencies.
  • To be alert to safeguarding issues within a family, raising these with your line manager and DCPC following the safeguarding route. Reporting to Starting Point.
  • To support and enable families to feel confident so exit the service successfully.
  • To attend and participate in all relevant multi-agency meetings, professional’s meetings, case conferences, panels and relevant neighbourhood meetings, and prepare detailed reports as required.
  • To develop excellent relationships with a range of staff across Early Help, Adult and Children’s Services as well as with non-statutory partner agencies.
  • To participate in specialist training, as identified by the line manager, and facilitate intervention programmes when required.

Workplace Benefits:

  • Developmental opportunities
  • Generous annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Occupational Health Service/VDU Eye Tests
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Positive Workload and Wellbeing Programme

Please read the Person Specification and Job Description and, if you have the skills we’re looking for we will be delighted to hear from you. If you require any further information or would like an informal conversation regarding this role please contact recruitment@stubbinwood.teameducation.org

Please send your application using the Trust’s application form to recruitment@stubbinwood.teameducation.org

Applying for the job

Please use TEAMs Application form.

Download an application form - 2.57 MB

Supporting documents

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About Stubbin Wood School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01623 472795

T.E.A.M. MAT Early Help Officer will provide early help and preventative support for whole families to become resilient and to break the cycle of neglect and deprivation so that their lives are turned around. This will ensure children and young people get the best start in life. The Early Help Officer will co-ordinate and deliver a package of tailored support and interventions to address the problems family members face. They will work with families to give practical hands-on support using a pro-active and challenging approach to enable families to build on strengths and promote family resilience that can sustain outcomes. This will include working closely with local initiatives and agencies to improve family outcomes. The post holder should be prepared to work alone in a comparatively unstructured situation, working in families’ homes and have an ability to respond quickly to changing needs and circumstances; this may include travelling to other service areas, and early mornings, evening and weekend work.

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