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Family Hub Practitioner

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Information

Whave fantastic opportunity to be part of Northumberland's Family Hub development across Northumberland.  

Successful applicants will be part of a service which is rapidly developing to support families with children aged 0-19 and up to 25 years for SEND.  

We are looking for a Family Hub Practitioner post working across the Central Northumberland area – Ashington, Bedlington, Newbiggin, Morpeth, Choppington & Lynemouth areas.  

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing high quality play experiences in the Family Hubs and on an outreach basis. 

To provide direct work with Children and Young People and/or their parents/carers on an individual and/or group basis which holistically supports the Children and Young Persons needs and gives them the best start in Life. 


To work in partnership with Family Help Teams and other colleagues, statutory and voluntary to support families to achieve the best outcomes possible. 

Why choose us?  
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:  

  • 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees)  

  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme 

  • Flexi scheme (if applicable) – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees) 

  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands 

  • Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours 

  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes are available  

  • Staff networks - run by staff, for staff, providing opportunities for peer networking, mutual support, staff development e.g. Apprenticeship, Armed Forces, ASD, Enable (disability), LGBT+, Menopause, Mental Wellbeing, Racial Equality   


If you require further information contact Michelle Black – Central Locality Family Hub Manager on 07563377390

Further information  
For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see the attached guidance notes here. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format, please see the alternative methods below.  This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.     
Alternative application format:  
British Sign Language:    
For those with speech difficulties or hearing loss: Text relay service dial 018001 01670 623930  
Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system.  Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications. 


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