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Senior Supervising Keyworker

Manchester, Greater Manchester (On-site)
£31,200 per year
Job description

Due to service development, we have a fantastic opportunity for dedicated and enthusiastic Senior Supervising Keyworkers to join Barnardo's as part of the Greater Manchester Keyworking Service for Children and Young People (CYP) with Learning Disability and/or Autism. 

The keyworker role has 2 main functions:

1. Supporting children and young people with learning disabilities and young autistic people within their home or the setting where the child or young person is living or staying. Providing 1:1 support for the child or young person, and family. co-ordinating links with peers, community networks and other services, to secure the most appropriate provision to meet need now and in the future. The service tries to prevent avoidable admissions to hospital.

2. Understanding from the child or young person and their family experience, what supports a good family life and what gets in the way. This information will be shared in reports and at strategic meetings.. We currently have 4 full time posts available on a permanent contract. Would you like the chance to provide support to keyworkers?

The service covers Greater Manchester and the service is split into 5 teams. Each team has a team manager that you will directly report to and work closely with.  The team offices are in Rochdale, Stockport, Salford, Manchester and Bolton.  As a Senior Supervising Keyworker, you will have knowledge, experience, passion, commitment and confidence to line manage and provide guidance to the team of keyworkers supporting CYP and families. This experience may have been gained in education, NHS services or social care roles through Statutory, Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise or other providers. You will be part of the on-call rota system providing out of hours guidance, this averages one week in every 10 - 12 weeks for which there is an on-call payment.

The role provides lots of opportunities to develop your skill set, knowledge and career progression going forward. The service has a comprehensive training offer, and you will be supported by the management team within the service. 

Are you ready to make a positive difference? Do you have the following?  If so we look forward to receiving your application:

  • Significant skills, knowledge and experience of supporting individuals with Learning Disability/Autism
  • The ability to confidently present information to a range of people.
  • Excellent team working skills. You will work as part of a team that covers Greater Manchester with your own primary team and base.
  • Significant safeguarding knowledge and experience enabling referrals and escalations to be made and followed through to conclusion.
  • Excellent recording skills and knowledge.
  • Experience of line management/supervising others.
  • A car available for work.

Within Barnardo's, the job title for this role is Project Worker 3. This will appear on the job description.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification/ Job Description ensuring the above requirements are evidenced with examples in your application. 

Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.

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Barnardo's View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000
Posted on: 19 April 2024
Closed date: 03 May 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 18670
Tags: Social Care/Development

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