Position title
Early Intervention Coordinator
Reports to

Schools Partnership Manager &
EWMH Lead for Schools Cluster

Job Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to employees including:

  • Sick pay
  • Safeguarding training
  • Pension scheme – run by Aviva
About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is one of Surrey’s leading charities supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, become resilient and develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.

We are looking for people with passion and expertise to drive the charity forward and help us continue to be a leading provider of early intervention in Surrey.

Description

Main purpose of Job
Provide sustained support to vulnerable young people across a cluster of schools, helping them to overcome issues, before they become potentially life-changing problems. The core work will be providing one to one mentoring and group work activities that develop happy, thriving, and resilient young adults who will contribute positively to society.

Key Responsibilities

Planning and Development
• To proactively address students/young people’s needs before issues arise
• To build positive and supportive relationships with young people
• To ensure that all work is integrated with other in-school support services and the pastoral team
• Contribute to the Eikon team by attending team days half-termly

Delivery
• To deliver & co-ordinate high- quality support to young people which includes one to one mentoring and group work with a focus on anxiety, low mood, and behavioral issues
• Ensure that all support is Trauma/ ACE informed
• Coordinate and develop a bespoke package of support across a cluster of schools including special schools
• Be a point person for parents and signpost to online resources
• Develop and deliver co-produced workshops on issues effecting YP – e.g. low self- esteem, self- harm, family issues
• Provide direct 1:1 intervention – e.g. evidence- based or evidence informed intervention
• Work within Eikon’s equal opportunities, health & safety, and safeguarding policies, at all times
• Identify emerging needs and co-ordinate with other in-school support services

Quality and standards
• Ensure all staff understand and deliver within Eikon’s safeguarding policies and practices
• Set standards to ensure evaluations and case notes are all up to date and completed on time
• Keep accurate records and provide data and information as required

Finance and resources
• Manage devolved budget and other resources effectively, within delegated authority limits

Communications and relationships
• Liaise with parents and guardians where appropriate
• Be a touch point for community services
• Signpost to additional support that may exist in the community
• Gather insight and feed the voice of young people into the wider system
• Support EWMH culture as part of the school’s team and point person within schools
• Help navigate the wider system (work collaboratively with any provider of clinical CAMHS/or other support services
• Ensure that an ethos of open communication between key stakeholders is established

Key skills, experience, and knowledge

We are looking for applicants that have a real passion to support young people who are full of enthusiasm, knowledgeable and have a welcoming approach and personality.

How to apply

Applications

Eikon is committed to safeguarding and prompting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.
An offer of employment will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the application form below, complete it and submit using the Apply Now button below.

If you have any questions, please contact

Closing date for applications: 06 December 2020

If you have not heard from us by 11 December 2020 you were not shortlisted for interview. We do not provide feedback on applications.

First interview date: week commencing 14 December 2020.
We are happy to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview upon request.

Duration of employment
one-year fixed term, with the anticipation of being extended, dependent on funding
Job Location
Across Surrey Schools
Working Hours
22.5 hours per week, term time
FTE Salary
£14,030
Date posted
November 16, 2020
Valid through
December 6, 2020
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