Job vacancy details
Teenage Support Workers x3 - Placements Service
|Employer||Harrow Council||Reference||CW TS2405|
|Published||Wed 20/06/2012 09:00 AM||Closing Date||Tue 10/07/2012 23:59 PM|
|Working Pattern||Full Time, Contract position||Hours|
|Salary||Grade H7 £26,400 - £28,032||DBS Check||Enhanced|
Redeployees will be given priority consideration. 12 month contract
Play your part in a new model
Early this year, we launched a brand new operating model for children’s services – a radical transformation driven by a complete system re-design.
We now have a seamless, fully integrated multi-agency service with one point of contact and a true team around the family. Our visionary approach is based on the firm foundations of evidence, best practice and extensive consultation. Joining us now will give you an important say in the detail and the development of service delivery as we continue on our ambitious journey.
We are committed to supporting and developing the skills and expertise of our workforce. The following opportunities and initiatives are available:
- Individual coaching for managers
- Independently supported and facilitated team planning and development sessions
- West London Alliance Training Consortium for NQSW, EPD & Front Line Manager’s training: Courses on Best Evidence practice, Triple P, Brief Solutions Focus Therapy etc.
- Reflective practice sessions, coaching and mentoring with independent associate consultants
- Three tier systemic family therapy training – introductory, foundation and advanced programmes in association with Morning Lane Associates and the Institute of Family Therapy
- Membership of the National Re-Design Network to implement Professor Munro’s recommendations
Honey Pot Lane is as Semi Independent Unit for 16 to 18 year olds. We are recruiting workers on a 12 month contract who will provide care and support to the residents and support them develop their life skills and prepare them for Independence. The Unit also provides an outreach service for vulnerable teenagers offering support to them and their families in their own homes.
We are planning to expand the outreach provided and post holders will be expected to play an active part in developing this part of the service.
We are looking to recruit individuals with:
- Experience of working with teenagers, children and families and who are willing to part of this exciting service.
- Working knowledge of issues within children’s social work including child care legislation.
- Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with young people and professionals
- Evidence of continued professional development and an NVQ 3 Caring for Children and Young People.
You will be required to undertake Shift work including evenings and weekends.
The post is subject to enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure.
For an informal discussion please contact Lucellta Wallace-Esnard, Teenage Support Team Co-ordinator on 020 8204 8342.
Closing date: 10th July 2012
Interviews: 11th September 2012