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Early Help Navigator - Barnsley

Job Title: Early Help Navigator - Barnsley
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £18.70 - 18.70 per hour
Start Date: 07/05/2024
Duration: 6 months initially
REF: SD2904202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

Early Help Navigator - Barnsley

Are you a passionate, dedicated Early Help Navigator looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Early Help Navigator to join an Early Start and Families Team based in Barnsley. You will be required to help improve the lives and wellbeing of people with multiple needs, requiring support at an early help level.

Umbrella Rate: £18.70 per hour

Duration: 6 months initially 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 37 hrs/week – Hybrid

Early Help Navigator role: Full JD Available

  • Working in a multiagency context to help support people who experience complex needs presenting at a time of crisis (mental health needs, substance misuse, domestic violence etc..) , enabling access to the right support services
  • Help stepping into support and interventions to promote building their wellbeing, resilience, gain confidence and acquire the personal and social assets they need to meet their aspiration
  • Support service users to engage effectively with appropriate services to meet their individual needs and aspirations
  • Assess and engage those individuals with complex needs who are not currently engaged in appropriate services
  • Plan exits to ensure on-going support from relevant services, building in aftercare and immediate access to services, in the event of relapse
  • Work collaboratively and build trust with agencies, the individual and their personal and professional support network to collate all relevant information to co-produce individualised and flexible support plans
  • Co-ordinate the development and regular review of person centred multi-agency support plans
  • Seek and respond to referrals from a variety of internal and external sources, pulling together intelligence and multi-agency meetings as required
  • Complete and monitor agreed assessment tools and ensure it informs early help and prevention
  • Accurately record and maintain progression, activity, outcomes and plans
  • Manage a team of early help engagement workers to promote early help services and family hubs
  • Contribute to delivery groups and multiagency meetings to contribute to system wide delivery planning to promote and achieve the objectives of the service

Essential Requirements

  • A Level 4 in a relevant field or equivalent qualification alongside evidence that you have relevant experience of working with children and families
  • Experience of successfully delivering advice or support to vulnerable children, young people and their families aged 0-19 (25 SEND) in a voluntary, council, health or social care service setting
  • Experience of working with people experiencing multiple and complex needs
  • Knowledge of services provided by Family Hubs and other agencies within the scope of early intervention and prevention
  • Good understanding of child and family development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel across the locality to deliver services
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Early Help Navigator friends or colleagues.

If you are an Early Help Navigator and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

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

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