Early Intervention & Outreach Practitioner (Woodside Children’s Centre)



Closing Date:

05 Feb 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: SO1

Salary: £33,351 – £34,341 per annum

Fixed-Term Contract (12 months)

36 Hours per week

Closing Date: Sunday 5th February 2023

Closing Date: To be confirmed

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year-olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

About the Role

We need a passionate, committed, self-motivated person with some experience of working with children, their families and the community to join our team. As an Early Intervention Outreach Practitioner, you will work with us to encourage young families to take advantage of the range of community services available to them within the locality.

We are looking for a forward-thinking practitioner with a solution focused attitude who will have innovative ideas to bring to the team. Some knowledge or experience of child development, supporting vulnerable families and working in partnerships with external agencies would be beneficial to the role.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dedicated team, who are committed to developing a unique style of service delivery, that will have a positive impact on outcomes for all families with children under the age of five years.

About You

  • A relevant professional qualification is required e.g. Social Work, Group Work, Counselling, a recognised Early Years Qualification, Community Development, Parenting Programme Delivery.
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the developmental needs of children 0-5 and school age children.
  • To have strong observation and assessment skills.
  • Experience in:planning and delivering positive interventions to support parents to engage with their children’s development. As well as experience in connecting parents into the community, universal and targeted services.
  • Early intervention work with children and vulnerable families.
  • Working with families and children from diverse communities, and ability to relate easily to people from a broad range of cultural, religious, and racial backgrounds.
  • Good level of practical analytical skills an understanding of data relating to practice to contribute to effective planning and enable delivery.


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