Early Help Hub Coordinator

Posted 16 April 2024
Salary Up to £17.12 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactJulie Benton

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Peterborough City Council have an opportunity as an Early Help Hub Co-Ordinator. supporting children and families early and make lives better in the future.

The role will be based three days at Sand Martin House, Peterborough, with two days per week working from home.

In this role you will:

  • Contribute to MASH enquiries/share information by providing any current or historical involvement at an Early Help level.
  • Ensure services provided are targeted to needs at the earliest opportunity to prevent problems escalating and reduce demand on more specialist services.
  • Research with family members and/or professionals to enable a decision to be made as to the most appropriate service to respond to the needs identified.
  • Provide advice and information to professionals about the Early Help process, resources and services that will meet the needs of children and families.
  • Triage the need for additional LA targeted support.
  • Liaise with professionals from a range of public and voluntary agencies and families to ensure the best decisions are made.
  • Provide advice and guidance to professionals about appropriate services to meet needs identified, the Early Help Assessment and plan and review process.
  • Assess eligibility criteria for the Supporting Families programme.
  • Engage and support families to encourage positive change, engaging with, where appropriate to do so, young people in their plans.

If you strive to make a difference and have experience of working with parents/professionals to make recommendations and this is the role for you, then we would love to hear from you.