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Support Worker - Asylum Seeking Through Care Team

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/10/2021
Advert End Date:
24/10/2021 12:00
Salary:
£24,491 - £25,481 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
214393
Employment Location:
Seafield House
Number of posts:
1

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Oct


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 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.

The Unaccompanied Children and Young People’s Team is a newly formed and dedicated team. It has been set up to work with children and young people who are in care and seeking asylum or care leavers who have or are in the process of securing Leave to remain in the UK.
We want to recruit a Support Worker to be part of a specialist team. You will ensure a child centred approach and a platform to properly prepare children in care and care leavers for adulthood and secure resettlement for them in the UK. You will be part of a team that will have a strong focus on care planning and improving the experiences of children and young people in care and beyond.

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 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.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

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