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Action for Children
£23,000 per year per annum, pro rata which equates to £17,405
Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.
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Hounslow, Middlesex
Up to £23200 per annum
Job description
Recruiting for Enhanced Support Worker to join our Young People service in Hounslow!
GBP 23,200 per annum, working 40 hours per week full time, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.
Job Overview:
Hounslow is an innovative young person's service. The service is spread over 6 sites in Hounslow and supports a broad range of service users including Looked After Children, Care Leavers, Teenage Parents as well as other young people being referred in for multiple support needs. The service works closely with statutory services to provide wrap around support for each customer within the service. Support is provided by a large and skilled workforce with specialist roles.
You will be able to be creatively engage young people in order to minimise risks and increase their independence. Partnership working is the heart of supporting our young people and Enhanced Support Workers are required to build and maintain those relationships to coordinator the young person's support.
This role requires working on a rota pattern encompassing mix of shifts between 7:45am and 10pm including weekends.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for key-working a caseload assigned by line Manager Undertake initial and continuous assessment of needs, potential risks and agree levels of support and actions to professional standards
Successful candidates will have:
An understanding of the difficulties Young People, Care Leavers and Young Parents face and the skills to empower them to achieve their ambitions
An awareness and understanding of the social, emotional and well-being needs and mental health in relation to young people and different agencies involved in their care and support
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Up to NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent or experience in the social care/charity sector
Ability to adapt to challenging environments
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Understanding of the Service legal framework including the Children Act and Homelessness legislation and how to use these effectively
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More about Look Ahead Care and Support
Look Ahead Care and Support

Look Ahead supports around 8,000 people across London and the South East each year. People who for a variety of reasons may need some extra suppor... Read more

Posted on: 28 July 2021
Closing date: 04 August 2021
Job ref: REQ002791
Tags: Support Worker
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