Early Help Co-Ordinator Lead

The Council of the Isles of Scilly are looking to recruit an Early Help Co-ordinator Lead to join the Children and Families service under a part time, 2yr fixed term contract.

The role of the Early Help Co-ordinator will be to provide targeted responses to meet the additional needs of children and young people and their families to prevent escalation to specialist services. They will be responsible for the children subject to short breaks, ensuring visits and plans are completed and up to date for all children receiving this level of support as well as those subject to an Early Help plan.

The successful candidate will contribute to a multi-disciplinary team that delivers positive outcomes in the lives of children and families on the Islands as well as support the smooth running of the Children’s Social Care service. This role is for 25 hours per week for an initial two year contract.

About Us

The beautiful Isles of Scilly is set 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall. With stunning beaches, huge, unpolluted, starry skies, endless outdoor activities and a friendly community you will experience a whole new way of life. Yet set within this beautiful world are some children and families who need help and support to get the most out of life’s opportunities. We are passionate about providing every child with the best start in life and this is your chance to make a difference. 

Benefits include:

  • A generous holiday entitlement starting at 25 days pro rata per annum plus bank holidays
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Relocation Assistance available
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • A free confidential and impartial counselling service

For further information please email Head of Service, Jayne Irvine


If you have a track record of success and want to join a creative and dedicated team  improving the life chances of young people then please visit - Jobs at the Council | Council of the ISLES OF SCILLY complete an application form and send to humanresources@scilly.gov.uk


People and Communities
Part Time - Fixed Contract
25 per week
£24,294 - £25,979 pro rata per annum - 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 28 April, 2024 - 11pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

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Please submit completed applications to humanresources@scilly.gov.uk or:
Human Resources
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email diversity@scilly.gov.uk or telephone 0300 1234 105.