Chelmsford, Essex
Liverpool, Merseyside
Exeter, Devon
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Pro rata of £24,266 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 14 hours per week and 21 hours per week
Job description

NYAS is the leading provider of advocacy and associated service across the UK. NYAS shares the opinion that every child or young person experiencing care should have the same chance to live happy, healthy and rewarding lives as their peers.


If you are looking for a rewarding role with an organisation that makes a difference to young people’s lives, we want to hear from you.


We’re looking to recruit x4 Independent Visitors & Quality Assurance Officers to join our Regulation 44 Service in the following areas:


x1 post in Essex working 21 hours per week

x1 post in Devon working 21 hours per week

x1 post in North East/ Yorkshire working 14 hours per week

x1 post in North West working 14 hours per week


As an Independent Visitor & Quality Assurance Officer you will be required to complete statutory and non-statutory independent allocated visits within prescribed timescales and to quality assure reports submitted by other members of the team.


This is a home based role however, you will be will be expected to travel and work on public transport when required.


You must have a relevant professional qualification and proven extensive experience in working with children and young people or adults at risk in a social care setting.


Applications via our website only.


In return for joining NYAS you will receive the following benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • Company sick pay
  • Salary sacrifice pension contributions
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme


Note for candidates - when completing the application form, it is important that you refer to the person specification within the job description and detail how you can evidence the criteria.


NYAS operates robust safe procedures to ensure the protection of the children, young people and adults at risk we work with. To comply with NYAS’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, references and a Digital Risk Assessment.


NYAS is an equal opportunities employer


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications.

Refreshed on: 20 November 2020
Closed date: 26 November 2020
Tags: Advocacy, Social Work