Specialist Intervention Practitioner (CDC)

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Grade 7, £25,969 - £28,665 (Pay award pending)
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Job Type
Full Time

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit to a permanent full time Specialist Intervention Practitioner within Families Together.

Families Together are part of the newly created multi-agency team working to support the work linked to Doncaster’s Adolescent strategy.

The role will be working as part of a team of multi-agency specialist practitioners including Psychologists and CAHM’s working creatively to support young people to remain cared for, safely within their own family networks.

We are looking for someone who has the experience, confidence, knowledge and skills to succeed in this exciting role. You will be highly motivated and work as part of a team as well as in collaboration with our partners. You will be committed to creating change through building positive relationships with young people and their families and be reflective in your practice.

You will have the ability and experience of working directly with complex families by using a whole family approach and evidenced based practices to improve the outcomes for young people and their families. You will be able to deliver direct work sessions to parents/ carers and young people to a high quality and standard in the home and other environments.

Skills and competence of recording on an electronic system is required as is an understanding of safeguarding and thresholds. 

In return, we are committed to supporting your own professional learning and development through our workforce development programme and informal and formal learning opportunities. Regular reflective case supervision, peer supervision and peer support.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster - City of Doncaster Council page to find out more.

Interviews will take place on 15 July 2024.

For more information about this post or for an informal discussion please contact Lisa McNeill on 01302 735530 or email

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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This role expires 07/07/2024.
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