Job details

Reference number - 1489-1965

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - Band 7 £23,398 - £27,668 p.a 

Job type/hours - Full time secondment/temporary post until December 2018 

Closing date - 17:00, 24 April 2018

Interviews will be held on 4 May 2018

Why work in Portsmouth?

Portsmouth is a vibrant, waterfront city offering a range of exciting opportunities through employment and recreationally. 

Reporting to the multi-agency leadership team, you will engage with families and young people to assess need holistically and work with them to develop sustainable solutions that improve their ability to achieve better outcomes for their children.

This post-holder will ensure that help is provided to families and young peoples in the most effective way to ensure that the improved outcomes are achieved, including reducing demand on statutory child protection services and other specialist services.

You will have specialist knowledge in a specific area of practice that will contribute to the Portsmouth Team Around the Worker approach within the Multi agency Teams. We are particularly interested in applicants with Adult mental health experience.

You need to hold a nationally recognised qualification such NVQ level 5  or other higher level qualification or equivalent experience 

For more information see documents below.

Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.

DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.

How to apply

There are 3 ways to apply: