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Young Person Support Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
01/04/2021
Advert End Date:
23/04/2021 12:00
Salary:
£19,698.00 - £20,092.00 (pro rata per annum)
Hours per week:
19
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
205462
Employment Location:
Target Building, Millbank Terrace, Redcar
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
23 Apr
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious Council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always give their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council are seeking to recruit a young person support worker in the leaving care team to deliver support and group work with young people age 16-25. The young person support worker will work with young people to promote their wellbeing and develop their essential life skills to support their transition into independent living. You will need to be flexible, enthusiastic and compassionate and have experience of working with young people.

Redcar and Cleveland care about our staff and recognise the importance of training and development. We have a clear Workforce Development Strategy with opportunities for professional development and career progression.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Medd, Head of Service for Children In Our Care & Resources on 01642 444191

The Council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.