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Intervention Worker (Contact, Advice and Assessment Service)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £25,979 to £33,945 per annum (Grade FG)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/07/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children and families? Join West Berkshire Council as an Intervention Worker in the Early Response Hub and play a crucial role in our Children and Family Services Service.

As an Intervention Worker, you will work under the guidance of the Assistant Team Manager to provide direct support and intervention to children and families.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting assessments and formulating appropriate intervention plans
  • Delivering evidence-based interventions to promote positive outcomes for children and families
  • Collaborating with multi-agency partners to ensure coordinated and effective service delivery
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records in accordance with relevant legislation and procedures

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Experience of working with children and families in a social care setting
  • Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Strong assessment and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Please note this role is fixed term until 31/05/2025 – Funding limited project

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Georgina Hicks on 01635 503190 or email Georgina.Hicks1@westberks.gov.uk.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of children and families in West Berkshire. Apply now and be part of our dedicated team.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

Where possible please use Google Chrome as your preferred internet browser to complete your online application form. This system no longer supports the use of Internet Explorer as a browser which will cause issues when trying to submit your application. 

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share these values. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be offered employment subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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