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Family Hub Practitioner 11-19 (SEND 25) - Dartford District

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

Role Responsibility

Family Hubs are part of Kent County Council’s offer to support children and young people, aged 0-19 (SEND 25) and their families.

Our local Family Hubs offer a broad and integrated range of early help services for families, which include midwifery, health visiting, parenting support and activities for children and young people.

We have 56 Family Hubs across Kent, where we operate alongside our partners to support local communities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the newly formed Family Hub team in the Dartford District. The successful candidate will operate as a Family Hub Practitioner within the Family Hub team in an agile fashion at a variety of outreach settings (including home visiting) within a district providing 1:1 and group support to children and their families. The role will work closely with integrated children’s services team and with a range of multi-agency partners including schools, police, district council and community organisations to provide support for vulnerable children and their families.  

The post will facilitate and support peer groups and be knowledgeable to support and encourage children and their families to take advantage of the Family Hub Digital and Virtual offer and other routes of advice and guidance. They will be able to provide expert guidance to families about baby and child development to enable parents to support their child as they grow and achieve in health and education outcomes. 

You will be expected to work flexibly across the 11 - 19 (SEND 25) age range but may also be required to support work across the wider age range where needs arise in the district. 

You will be expected to operate a whole family approach in your practice and work around the times of the family. As such, this post will be expected to work flexibly including, on occasions, evenings and weekends, and will be co-ordinated by management as required. 

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

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.

Interviews date TBC.


Contact Details

For further information please contact:

Jodie Hamilton, Family Hub District Manager Dartford - 03000 414749 or

Bethel Erondu, Senior Family Hub Practitioner 11-19 (SEND 25) - 03000 414535

About the Company

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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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