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Date Added: Thu 22/09/2022

Support Worker (Children And Teens)

Nottingham, UK
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Company: 2FAWCETT

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £24920 - £26446 per annum

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.


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