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Role:                                            Support Worker (Children and Teens)
Salary:                                          £24,920 – £26,446 pro-rata
Location:                                     Nottingham
Type:                                            Part-time 24 hours per week – 6 Month FTC

Overview

2fawcett are recruiting for a Children and Teens Support worker based in Nottingham for a 6 month fixed term contract. Reporting into the team manager you will work pro-actively with children and teens offering risk assessed, strength based and needs led support.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Support Worker

  • To work as part of a team providing first-response to callers.
  • Provide high quality casework support to children and teens.
    Carry a varied caseload, managing and prioritising cases effectively.
  • Risk and needs assessments and develop and implement personal safety plans.
  • Carry out risk assessments.
  • Advocate on behalf of the child/young person to other agencies and/or support to self-advocate, linking them to appropriate agencies and community-based support.
  • Plan and provide creative sessions to address the health and wellbeing of the child/ young person.
  • Plan, create and deliver therapeutic group work programmes.
  • Attend case review and team meetings and contribute to effective team communication.
  • Keep and maintain accurate and confidential records of all work undertaken.
  • Contribute to the collection of service outcomes and use clear and coherent targets and monitoring systems to provide reports with evidence that outcomes have been met.
  • Ensure effective implementation of Equality and Diversity policies and awareness and integration of an equalities and human rights agenda in all your work.
  • Contribute to feedback and voice in service delivery and service development.
  • Ensure service standards are maintained and all policies and procedures complied with.
  • Ensure the service is delivered in line with the service level agreement and contract.
  • Contribute to the high-performance and development of your team.
  • Contribute effectively to team working, team meetings and the team plan.
  • Work with volunteers as necessary to enhance the capacity of the service.
  • Promote the service widely to ensure referrals are received from children/young people across all communities.
  • Ensure safeguarding policy and procedures are adhered to, attending meetings and producing written reports for external agencies as required.

The requirements of the Support Worker

  • Undertake training and ensure your knowledge is up to date and where relevant shared with your team.
  • Flexible and open to new challenges, ideas and experiences, and able to be self-reflective.
  • Committed to understanding diversity and ensuring anti-discriminatory practice is applied in all forms of our work.
  • Non-judgemental with a commitment to self-care within the team.
  • Collaborative, building relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Non-judgemental with a commitment to self-care within the team and wider organisation.

Type

Fixed Term Contract to March 2023 with a possibility of extension.

Working Hours

24 hours per week.
Some evening and weekend work may be necessary.

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to jade@2fawcett.com

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