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Salary details: £32910 - £35745

Salary details:

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Full Time Equivalent Salary (based on a 37 hour working week)
£32910 - £35745
Occupational group
Care/Social Work - Children's
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
Children and Family Services - Directorate
Closing Date
01 November 2020
Shortlisting date
03 November 2020
Proposed Interview Date
13 November 2020
Place of work
Kenworthy House, Hull HU1 3DT
For an informal discussion please contact
Lee Smawfiled
Contact telephone
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Pause works with women who have experienced – or are at risk of – repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care.

The programme gives women the chance to pause and take control over their lives, breaking a destructive cycle that causes both them and their children deep trauma, as well as reducing huge costs to society and the taxpayer.

Click here if you’d like to hear more about the Practitioner role.

As a Pause Senior Practitioner, you will be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of health, therapeutic and social support. Pause is specifically designed to address the complex needs of women, through intensive support, to enable change in their lives, and ultimately reduce the numbers of children being removed into care. You will work systemically in delivering a relationship based programme where frequency, tenacity and creativity are central.

This post is fixed term for 12 months to cover the secondment of the current post holder.


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Please ensure that you complete and submit your application by midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to amend the dates associated with this advert, which may include closing the advert early where required.

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced & Childrens & Adults Barring List Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Fixed term vacancies are available to Hull City Council employees on a secondment basis, subject to approval from their current line manager for up to 18 months. For further information and guidance, please refer to the Council’s Secondment policy.

Hull City Council embraces the principles of WorkSmart and this post has been identified as a suitable role. WorkSmart principles create opportunities facilitating a combination of working in the office, adhoc homeworking, or working from various locations, therefore being flexible about where/ how you carry out their role, the specific opportunities available will be discussed at interview.

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