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Thank you for your interest in applying for a job with us! There are many reasons why working for Early Break is a great choice ie. professional development, regular Supervision to support your work, a supportive and friendly team, plenty of training opportunities, 30 days annual leave, the latest ICT resources to keep you connected, a competitive salary and we offer Long Service Leave (an extra 20 days annual leave if you have 95%+ attendance over 3 years.) We believe our workforce are our greatest asset and therefore want to ensure that our benefits and the support we offer is an attractive package to look after you.

Check out our ‘Candidate Pack’ below to find out more and to get to know us a little better. We can assure you that every stage of our recruitment process is fair and reasonable.  Because of the number of applications we receive, we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted for interview.  Due to expansion, we are recruiting regularly, so if you don’t find the job you are looking for today, come back again for another look!

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Substance Misuse Advocacy Worker

Posted: 20th March, 2024

Location: All Areas

Role Details

Substance Misuse Advocacy Worker.  Full and part time roles available.

Early Break scale 8-12 £27,490 – £30,589 per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Thursday 2nd May 2024

Key deliverables 

  • To deliver 1:1, face to face work with young clients and their parents/carers as appropriate and manage the appointments to best meet clients’ needs in accordance with Early Break Policies and Procedures.  This may include evening and/or weekend sessions 
  • Complete a full assessment of each client’s needs and develop, monitor and review SMART care plans for each individual client using agreed systems  
  • Offer structured treatment interventions, including substitute prescribing, if required and appropriate 
  • Making Alternative therapy interventions part of client care planning as appropriate, upskilling yourself to offer this within the course of your role  
  • Work in community-based settings in order to engage and deliver services to potential clients 
  • Liaise and develop partnerships, with a range of agencies in seeking out the provision which best meets the treatment needs of the young clients identified through referrals  
  • Offer Drop Ins, as required and/or appropriate, in relevant young people’s settings  
  • Contribute to a range of multi-agency meetings, acting as key worker/advocate for the young client  
  • Support young clients into in-patient treatment, if available/as appropriate, and maintain contact with them, preparing and arranging for appropriate after-care provision back in the community where this is required 
  • Adhere to Early Break policies on Safeguarding, linking to local and national policies and guidelines contributing as the role of Lead Professional as and when required  
  • Record and report all required client information, using the Company’s agreed database system in line with service expectations and the legal framework of Data Protection 
  • Maintain and update levels of knowledge and understanding of issues relevant to young people through training offered by Early Break and other agencies, as opportunities arise 
  • Contribute to the charitable aspect of the service including social media and charitable fundraising activity.

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Team Leader - Salford / Trafford

Posted: 21st March, 2024

Location: Salford / Trafford

Role Details

Team Leader – Salford / Trafford.  Full time 12 months in the first instance.

Early Break scale 13-16 £31,395 – £34,314 per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Thursday 2nd May 2024

Key deliverables 

  • To support the SLT in the delivery of the Service ensuring targets are met and workers supported in their practice.
  • To support SLT in the implementation of the existing area operational (and other subsequent) plans.
  • To undertake case reviews and allocation of cases
  • Develop workers through Personal Development Plans and agreed internal performance processes
  • To deliver the model of service to the highest possible standards in service delivery to young clients and their families
  • To provide education/information/training sessions, as appropriate
  • To ensure that all necessary administration, recording and reporting is undertaken to specified deadlines
  • To support on the recruitment and management of staff offering Advocacy.

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Emotional Health & Wellbeing Team Leader

Posted: 4th April, 2024

Location: All Areas

Role Details

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Team Leader.  Full and part time positions available.

Early Break scale 13-16 £31,395 – £34,314 per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th April 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Tuesday 7th May 2024

Key deliverables 

  • To contribute to the maintenance of an ethos in which all workers, clients and all in contact with Early Break and its partner agencies are valued and shown respect
  • To support the SLT in the delivery of the Service ensuring targets are met and workers supported in their practice.
  • To support SLT in the implementation of the existing area operational (and other subsequent) plans.
  • To undertake case reviews and allocation of cases
  • Develop workers through Personal Development Plans and agreed internal performance processes
  • To deliver the model of service to the highest possible standards in service delivery to young clients and their families
  • To provide education/information/training sessions, as appropriate
  • To ensure that all necessary administration, recording and reporting is undertaken to specified deadlines
  • To support on the recruitment and management of staff offering Emotional Well Being offers.

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Holding Families Coordinator

Posted: 4th April, 2024

Location: Oldham

Role Details

Holding Families Coordinator.  Full and part time positions available.

Early Break scale 10-14 £29,139 – £32,278 per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date: Monday 29th April 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Tuesday 7th May 2024

Key deliverables 

  • To co-ordinate roll-out of the Holding Families multi-agency working model with families in Oldham in line with a structured timescale agreed with funders 
  • To promote and champion the Holding Families model and its benefits with partner agencies  
  • To ensure the Safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children within case work 
  • To oversee and co-ordinate student placements that will support the delivery of Holding Families in line with agreed protocols  
  • To undertake assessment, planning and review for  a complex client case load of Holding Families clients – approx. 15 families  
  • Deliver the group work element of the Holding Families offer  
  • To provide education/information/training sessions, as appropriate  
  • To ensure that all necessary administration, recording and reporting is undertaken to specified deadlines 
  • To work with Senior Managers in developing and reviewing the Holding Families model to future proof the offer 
  • To maintain a strong awareness of the issues and best practice related to parental substance misuse and effects on families  
  • To support peer mentoring and volunteers linked to the Holding Families offer as and when required 

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Holding Families Plus Worker (Community & Criminal Justice Services)

Posted: 5th April, 2024

Location: Blackburn with Darwen

Role Details

Holding Families Plus Worker (Community & Criminal Justice Services).  Part time – 22.5 hours / week.

Early Break scale 7 – 11, £26,648 – £29,959 pro rata, per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 7th May 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Thursday 16th May 2024

Key deliverables 

  • To develop and implement new parenting/families (Holding Families Plus) model and practice in service and in partnership with named agencies
  • To promote and champion best practice in parenting and family work with partner agencies
  • Support the family through care and resettlement of parents returning from prison to family /community settings and for the parent on community orders.
  • To ensure the Early Help and Safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children within case work is undertaken
  • To develop and implement service systems and reporting for new models and review these systems as part of service Clinical Governance framework
  • To directly deliver new parenting/family work to a case load
  • To provide education/information/training sessions, as appropriate
  • To ensure that all necessary administration, recording and reporting is undertaken to specified deadlines including, where necessary the development of such reports
  • To work with Senior Managers in developing and reviewing new parenting/family models to future proof the service offer
  • To support in ensuring full risk assessments and risk management is delivered effectively

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Counsellor - Bereavement & Loss focus (maternity cover - 12 months)

Posted: 15th April, 2024

Location: Bury

Role Details

Counsellor – Bereavement & Loss focus (maternity cover – 12 months).  Full & part time positions available

Early Break scale 7-11, £26,648 – £29,959 pro rata, per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 28th May 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Wednesday 5th June 2024

Key deliverables

  • Seek out young people with emotional health and wellbeing needs and offer them appropriate assessment, consultation and counselling intervention
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary Emotional Health and Wellbeing team, supporting child and youth wellbeing and offering training and group work where appropriate.
  •  To work within the BACP ethical framework and key principles
  • Support and encourage young people to take on board safety messages as regards risk taking behaviour and own vulnerability including self-injury, offending behaviour, CSE, CCE and other.
  • Prepare, plan and deliver education sessions and group work to young people in education settings or the community as per need.
  • Adhere to Early Break policies on Safeguarding including identification and referral, as well as participating in any subsequent action in relation to these.
  • Work with a range of partners in ensuring seamless access to support for children and young people.
  • Maintain and update levels of knowledge and understanding of issues relevant to young people’s lives through reading, eLearning and training offered by the BACP, Early Break and other agencies, as opportunities arise.
  • Ensure all necessary administration/sessional recordings are complete, including maintenance of Nebula database.
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of the work of the role and the Service.
  • Implement Service Health and Safety Policy/Service Guidelines including risk assessments.
  • Attend relevant internal and external meetings supportive to the role.
  •  Engage in professional development opportunities and training as required by the role.
  • Have an understanding of and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

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Emotional Health & Wellbeing Worker (development opportunity)

Posted: 15th April, 2024

Location: Bury

Role Details

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Worker (development opportunity).  Full time.  12 months initially.

Early Break scale 5, £24, 801 per annumFull time equivalent 37 hours per week.  Subject to review.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 12:00 noon

Interview Date:  Thursday 30th May 2024 & Friday 31st May 2024

Key deliverables

  • Seek out young people with emotional health and wellbeing needs and offer them appropriate assessment, consultation, interventions and/or support them into the wider Mental Health Support Team, CAMHS Single Point of Access, Early Break core services or other service provisions.
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Support Team alongside Pennine Care Foundation Trust colleagues to support emotional wellbeing of students across allocated schools.
  • Support and encourage young people to take on board safety messages as regards risk taking behaviour and own vulnerability including self-injury, offending behaviour, CSE, CCE and other.
  • Prepare, plan and deliver education sessions and group work to young people in education settings or the community as per need.
  • Adhere to the Mental Health Support Team and Early Break policies on Safeguarding including identification and referral, as well as participating in any subsequent action in relation to these.
  • Work with a range of partners in ensuring seamless access to support for children and young people.
  • Maintain and update levels of knowledge and understanding of issues relevant to young people’s lives through reading, eLearning and training offered by the Mental Health Support team, Early Break and other agencies, as opportunities arise.
  • Ensure all necessary administration/sessional recordings are complete, including maintenance of Paris database.
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of the work of the role and the Service.
  • Implement Service Health and Safety Policy/Service Guidelines including risk assessments.
  • Attend relevant internal and external meetings supportive to the role.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities and training as required by the role.
  • Have an understanding of and the ability to maintain confidentiality

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