Harwich Town Council

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Harwich. CO12 3DS

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Tendring District Council – JOB VACANCY

Family Solutions Officer (Harwich)


Post Number:



£28,672 – £31,346 per annum


37 hours per week

Closing date:

Thursday, 2 June, 2022 – 17:15

Interview date:

To be confirmed

Fixed term, full time, Family Solutions Officer – until March 2023. This post will be based in Harwich.

The post will be working for Tending District Council within Essex County Council’s Family Solutions Service. The Family Solutions Officer will provide advice, intensive support and services to children, young people and their families in accordance with the aims and objectives of the service and in accordance with the requirements of Tendring District Council.

This fixed term post, based in Harwich, until March 2023, will focus on acting as a lead co-ordinator for additional support services where indicated and being a motivated member of the service, helping to shape improved joint working across statutory, non-statutory and private providers and to maximise the sustainable positive outcomes from families exiting the Family Solutions Team.

You will have advanced relationship management and communication skills to deal with a wide variety of individuals and have a strong sense of empathy to be able to understand and support our communities and will work well in a team.

The successful candidate will be required to be mobile throughout an operational area, hence, a drivers’ licence and vehicle will be required. An Enhanced Disclosure will also be required for this role.

For further details, please see the attached job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion, please contact either Georgina Williams-Wright on Georgina.Williams-Wright@essex.gov.uk(link sends e-mail) or Rebecca Morton on rmorton@tendringdc.gov.uk(link sends e-mail).