Next Generation Practitioner

Location
Nottinghamshire
Salary
£22,590 per annum
Posted
28 Jun 2018
Closes
17 Jul 2018
Ref
3063
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Next Generation Practitioner

 Fixed term contract until 31/3/2019

37 hours per week

£22,590 per annum / pro rata (plus allowances) 

Location - Nottingham 

The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way. 

This role sits within our children and young people's directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support]. This is an exciting opportunity to join The Children’s Society Nottingham Team. Based within a multi-disciplinary hub of services you will deliver the Next Generation Service – an innovative ‘test and learn’ initiative that seeks to develop new approaches in working with disadvantaged young people. You will be experienced in supporting young people who face disadvantage and will have a good understanding of the issues that impact young people’s lives. You will be a highly skilled team player who excels in relationship building and supporting young people to access support services. You will have strong communication skills and be able to establish networks across a range of stakeholders. You will have a good understanding of the young people’s sector, systems and processes and will be able to think creatively when faced with challenges.

This position is initially fixed term ending 31/3/19 however we anticipate that the post will receive follow-on funding for 2019-20.

If you would like to talk informally about this role – please contact Gabriel Hall on 07702 907255

[TYPE OF PERSON YOU’RE LOOKING FOR/ WHAT’S EXPECTED OF THEM] 

We are currently looking for a team player to join our dynamic and ambitious service.

A key part of this role will be your ability to work effectively young people.

[KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES] 

In order to be successful in this role, you must:

  • be responsive to young people needs and interests;
  • be resilient and able to deal with setbacks 
  • have good collaboration and team skills
  • take responsibility for complex cases/situations and ensure safe practice 
  • be able to produce accurate and timely case notes

OUT THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY] 

The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer. 

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more. 

The closing date for applications is midnight on 17th July 2018.

Interviews will be held on 23rd July 2018.

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