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DBS3978 Participation and Advocacy Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
04/09/2020
Advert End Date:
20/09/2020 23:59
Salary:
£21,589 - £22,911 pa pro rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
199792
Employment Location:
You will be required to travel across the authority and possibly wider.

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Sep


Further information

The Participation, Advocacy and Engagement team are looking to employ several casual workers to support the work of the team. The posts will be working with vulnerable children and young people and the post holder must have experience of working with children and young people in care of the local authority / care leavers / other vulnerable groups of young people.

The aim of the roles will be:

• To support the consultation, participation and engagement systems in relation to young people in the care of the local authority, and vulnerable children and young people.
• To ensure good quality information on services for looked after and vulnerable children and young people
• To ensure young people who are entitled to it have access to advocacy and complaints procedures
• To work with young people in the care of the local authority, and vulnerable children and young people to gather their views and to have a strategic voice.
• To undertake independent return interviews with children and young people as and when required.

You will be required to travel across the authority and possibly wider.

These roles are fixed term for 12 months.

For more information on these posts please contact Toni McMullan on 07971294247.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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