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Family Hub Practitioner 11-19 (25)

Role Responsibility

Are you hardworking, committed, and passionate about helping young people and their families improve their outcomes? If so, we need you!  We offer an attractive package of 26 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, appealing pension and the Kent Rewards Scheme. In addition to this, we offer opportunities for training and development.

This role requires a Level 3 Diploma (or equivalent) in Childcare, Health and Social Care or a relevant field, or evidence of relevant experience of working with vulnerable children, young people, and families in the public, private or voluntary sector. Experience of engaging and gaining the trust of children, young people, and their families

This post, alongside creativity and good communication, requires flexibility, innovative thinking, and good organisation skills and requires a positive young person-centred approach. An induction programme will be provided and on-going training to support your training needs. The role will involve delivering within the community and centre based, daytime and twilight but may include occasional evening, weekend working, or working across the district.

The role requires you to:

  • have the ability to create rapport and build relationships with children, young people, and families
  • be able to gather and interpret information
  • have knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks
  • be prepared to work in new ways and willing to learn
  • whilst working collaboratively, innovate and find new solutions, taking personal and professional responsibility for your actions and performance

Applicants will need to be able to work as part of a team and understand multi-agency working, as well as work using their own initiative.

You will be Line managed, supported, and motivated by experienced managers, the role of a Family Hub practitioner is to be part of a team providing help and guidance to children, young people and their families.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring

Contact Details

Esther Leigh-Hollands - Family Hubs District Manager Tonbridge & Malling

About the Company

Work that works for you and us - let’s talk flexibility!


KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county’s working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds, faiths and those with caring responsibilities, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.


Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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