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We are seeking for an Administrative Assistant to join our Children’s Services directorate. The successful applicant will: Be responsible for the creation and closure of LAC episodes and to maintain accurate daily database of LAC population, location and statuses on a live placement register; Send all out of borough notifications to other Local Authorities where placements are made and send quarterly returns to other Local Authorities to ensure that all out of borough data remains up to date; Update LCS system on CLA placed in Thurrock by other placing authorities and make them CLAe and link to respective carer/s ; Provide business support in placement quality monitoring and ensuring there are systems in place to regularly review / validate external provision; To view the Job Profile and Person Specification please follow the link below: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/sites/default/files/assets/documents/administrator_-_jpps.doc Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community...

Business Support

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Here at Thurrock Council we are looking for calm, professional and compassionate individuals to join our team in the provision of a first class emergency response service to our residents and customers. We are looking for someone to cover maternity leave for a period of 11 month's working a Saturday day shift from 6.50am - 19.10pm and a Tuesday night shift from 18.50pm - 7.10am. This also carries a 20% shift allowance included. Working as part of a team you will support vulnerable service users within the borough, whether this is by providing support on the phone, driving to the residents property to assist with an accident or injury, liaising with family members, contacting emergency services or other professionals or taking emergency calls for our out of hours service such as social services, emergency planning or highways. You will need to have excellent communication skills, PC skills to log jobs and the ability to work on your own initiative to prioritise tasks and calls whilst....

Adult Social Care

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We are currently looking to recruit for a Playscheme Sessional Worker to cover busy summer period, which runs for 4 weeks, Monday-Thursday between 29/7/19 and 22/8/19, between 9:30am and 3:30pm daily. The chosen candidate must be available to work for all 4 weeks. Are you an enthusiastic individual, who would you like to be part of our committed team? The Disabled Children’s Short Breaks and Outreach Service provides short break sessions for children after school, during weekends and during school holidays. You will work alongside qualified centre staff to provide children with safe fun and challenging activities. You will be working with children aged 4- 18 years with a broad spectrum of needs. A Disclosure and Barring Service Check at Enhanced level will be required for this post. For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Sarah Chapman, Centre Manager on 01375 652200 Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited.....

Childrens Services

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Grade G – £46,735 - £56,343 per annum *(including Market Factor Supplement of up to £3,000 with an additional Retention payment up to £2,000 per annum) 37 hours per weekAre you a Team Manager with the passion and experience to help children and young people who are not able to live with their families? In this role you’ll manage the direction, delivery and performance of a team for children who are looked after. Here in Thurrock we place great significance on providing the best services for our children who are looked after.You will provide management direction for looked after children whose primary plan is long term care up to the age of 18 and working in partnership with our fostering and placements services. You’ll make sure the quality of our professional practice is highly effective, that our social work is clear, simple and understood by children and their families. Your priority will be to ensure permanency planning is actively pursued across the team and the whole service and....

Childrens Services

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Grade B - £19,275 to £21,707 pro rata An exciting opportunity for a Care Worker has arisen at Collins House Residential Home for adults. This is a permanent post, offering part- time hours of 26.25 per week. The successful candidate will be working as part of a team to promote personalisation and reablement while assisting in achieving the delivery of outcomes for residents within the home.You will need to be kind, compassionate, caring, flexible and committed. As well as a professional attitude at all times and have knowledge around the understanding of Dementia and Challenging behaviours.You will be responsible for: Supporting and assisting the residents with all aspects of their daily living needs, including moving and handling whilst promoting social stimulation and motivation; Building appropriate relationships within a key worker role to ensure Collins House core values are met; The chosen candidate must have good values and continually promote our core values to the service...

Adult Social Care

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Grade C - Salary £21,707 to £23,790 pro rataWe are currently recruiting for a Befriender Group Leader to join our team on a permanent 16 hour a month contract. Are you enthusiastic individual and would like to work with our wonderful children? As a Befriender Group Leader, you will be required to plan, lead and facilitate activities. You will also take groups of children out into the community to access planned activities and have overall responsibility for children and staff. The Disabled Children’s Short Breaks & Outreach Befriending Service is for young people aged of 8 to 18. The main focus of our befriending service is to provide children with opportunities to make new friends, to help them improve their social skills and to support their independence. We do this by arranging fun activities in the community where children are supported to work on social interaction and independence skills. During these activities children are supported to learn various skills including, using....

Childrens Services

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We are looking for a Team Manager who has some experience of Early Help, particularly with complex and hard to reach families.Requirements for the role: You will need to have good engagement skills with partners, including the community, faith and voluntary groups; You will also be a dedicated and enthusiastic professional, who is committed to improving outcomes for children and their families who also has a solid understanding of safeguarding issues and a background in working with children, young people and their families; You must be educated to degree level in a relevant field i.e. Social Work, Youth Work, Early Years, Education, or Health; A Disclosure and Barring Service is required for this role at Enhanced Level.*The Market Supplement payment is applicable after 6 months service and subject to performance and continued corporate approval.Interview will be taking place on: 24th May 2019For an informal discussion, please contact Clare Moore- Strategic Lead 01375 413664Our...

Childrens Services

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Grade E – £37,363 - £42,920 per annum *(including Market Factor Supplement of up to £7,000 with an additional Retention payment up to £2,000 per annum) 37 hours per week An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Social Worker in our Complex Care Team. This supportive team and highly skilled team. You will be working with Adults with learning disabilities and people with impairments. You will be working closely with colleagues in other departments, and agencies in order to meet the care and support needs, and outcomes for our service users. You will become part of a very stable, award winning team, where we provide the opportunity for you to grow and develop and join a very innovative and supportive service. You will also need to be an excellent communicator and able to work alongside colleagues in Health and Voluntary organisations. In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits including: Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days rising to 30 after 5...

Social Care

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Grade B - £19,275 - £21,707 Per Annum37 hours per week The Child Protection and Looked After Children Team in Children’s Services are looking to recruit a full-time Business Support Assistant. The role includes supporting the Local Area Designated Officer (LADO) and Safeguarding Strategic Leader as well as ensuring that the Independent Reviewing Officers meeting processes run smoothly and efficiently. The post holder will also be involved in distributing reports and minutes in a secure manner and in line with statutory requirements, updating spreadsheets, and undertaking some general administration duties. The post holder will have an understanding of Children’s Social Care processes, be organised with an eye for detail and a team player. In return, you will receiving ongoing support, training and development opportunities within this busy but rewarding service. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required at enhanced level.To view the Job Profile and Person Specification....

Business Support

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Grade D: £23,790 to £28,36337 Hours per weekThurrock Council Legal Services are looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Legal Support Officer within its Housing and Litigation team The successful candidate will provide paralegal support, they will carry their own caseload of housing, homelessness and general litigation matters. Advocacy at Court either alone or behind Counsel will be expected, but training will be provided. The post is available for a 1 year secondment opportunity or internal candidates. This is a key role within a busy team and a calm, adaptable disposition is essential. You will be organised, conscientious and flexible and be able to work under pressure. It is essential to have good communication skills, be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft packages and databases. For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Simon Scrowther at Simon.scrowther@lbbd.gov.uk Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community...

Business Support

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