Role: Support Worker (Children and Teens)
Salary: £24,920 – £26,446 pro-rata
Type: Part-time 24 hours per week – 6 Month FTC
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.
Fixed Term Contract to March 2023 with a possibility of extension.
24 hours per week.
Some evening and weekend work may be necessary.
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