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Early Help Coordinator - Targeted Early Help Service - Bolton

Job Title: Early Help Coordinator - Targeted Early Help Service - Bolton
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bolton
Salary: Umbrella rate
Start Date: 04/12/2023
Duration: 2 months initally.
REF: SDLA02112023B
Contact Name: lauren Anderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Early Help Coordinator – Targeted Early Help Service – Bolton.

Are you a passionate, dedicated Early Help Coordinator looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Early Help Coordinator to join the Targeted Early Help Team based in Bolton.

Umbrella Rate: £23.58 Per Hour.

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 09:00am - 17:00pm, 37 hours per week – Hybrid.

Duration: 04/12/2023 – 2 Months Initially.

Information of the Role:

  • Manage and coordinate the Early Help Access Point that helps drive a partnership approach to addressing the needs of children, young people, and families in Bolton earlier and assists in demand reduction and escalation of need.
  • To work within the broader Integrated Front Door to support referrals that require targeted early help and efficiently navigate these cases through the early help pathways to ensure children, young people and families receive the right level of support in a timely manner.
  • Develop effective working relationships with partners as part of an integrated working response to facilitate an effective offer of early help services to children, young people, and families, including supporting step downs. To build professional competency and confidence in the lead professional role and support partners confidence in managing need and risk across Level 2 on the Framework for Action.
  • Provide coordination of the Early Help Access Point to ensure a clear direction for Early Help processes across the borough.
  • To provide a brokering role between services and practitioners, troubleshooting where necessary in relation to open Early Help Assessments, including attending, and contributing to Child Action Review meetings and vases that are not achieving the desired progress towards improving outcomes for Children and Young People: supporting the step up and step-down decision making and pathway navigation.
  • To improve outcomes for children and young people by championing and providing threshold advice, practice support, advice, guidance and challenge to practitioners and agencies to effect culture change and embed Early Help processes.
  • Contribute to the development of quality assurance mechanisms to ensure the service delivers high quality outcomes for children, young people, and families. 
  • Work with services to ensure that a whole system approach to early help is delivered.
  • Contribute to management team meetings as required.
  • Liaison with lead managers from other services and agencies whose staff contribute to the Early Help Access Point.
  • Undertake audits to ensure the appropriate monitoring of progress towards achieving outcomes and progress within Early Help, including as part of the Supporting Families programme.

Requirements of the Role:

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance.
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service.
  • Extensive operational experience of working with children, young people, and families, in relation to delivering targeted interventions.
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering Social Care/Early Help/Family Support services and an understanding of relevant Government and local guidance, legislation, and Ofsted Framework.
  • Knowledge of the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board and it’s remit, policies, and procedures.
  • Experience of management and case management oversight of targeted work and interventions with children, young people, and families, within the context of risk management, utilising reflective and restorative approaches.
  • Successful track record of working with partners to achieve an effective integrated response and supporting culture change, using negotiation, and influencing skills, leading joint problem solving and preventing duplication.
  • Degree in relevant subject area (for example, Childcare, NPQICL, Management, Health, Social Care, Childcare, Education or Youth and Community Work) or CQSW/DipSW/CSS and extensive experience of working with children, young people, and families.
  • Experience in facilitating multi-agency working and development of integrated working arrangements.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are an Early Help Coordinator and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445(option1) and speak to The Care Team Or email on,