Logistics Coordinator - Working for Essex
Salary: Up to £23,620 per annum
Closing date: 30 Sep 2022
Location: Colchester
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 9217
Role: Social Care
About the role

Logistics Coordinator

Fixed Term, Full Time

Up to £23,620 per annum

Location: Colchester

Working Style: Fixed-base worker

Please note that this position is being offered as fixed term contract until July 2023.

Children and Families is recognised as a service in which social work can develop and prosper, with a culture of collaboration, integrity, and compassion; promoting the development and wellbeing of children, young people, and their families; protecting them from neglect and abuse. Working together with partners delivering a range of early help, family support and effective social work interventions which build resilience, remove barriers, and enable children and young people to look forward to a brighter future.

The Role

The Supervised Family Time Logistics Co-ordinator for the Children and Families service will co-ordinate the arrangements for supervised Family Time, translating referrals from social workers into meetings between family members, organised in a safe, logistically appropriate, and cost-effective manner. The role requires the individual to be able to plan meetings, arrange transport, identify the most appropriate venue and supervised Family Time worker, and overcome any issues that may prevent the achievement of meetings within timescales.

The Experience You Will Bring:

• A general understanding of the Children and Families supervised Family Time service.

• Good telephone manner and ability to liaise with other professionals, children, and families.

• Knowledge of logistical co-ordination.

• Good IT skills and an understanding of data protection.

• Excellent knowledge of Excel and Word are essential.

• Minimum 4 GCSE’s

• Evidence of continual professional development.

• Geographical knowledge of Essex highly desirable.

• Ability to work on own or as part of team.

To read more about us please visit:

Children & Families: https://www.workingforessex.com/role/children-families

Please look at our ‘No Magic’ Children & Families video here

Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found here pay and reward

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What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email resourcing.team@essex.gov.uk