Young Persons Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Dundee
Salary
11.00 - 12.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
17 Sep 2020
Closes
25 Sep 2020
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Action For Children to appoint 2x young Person Workers to their Children's Service.

2 - 3 Month agency contracts with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Position - 24/7 rota, 3x 12 hour shifts.

Rate of Pay - GBP11.15+ per hours. Higher rates can be negotiated with more experienced candidates.

(You will be required to do nights and weekends where necessary)

Location - Dundee, DD4 6QT.

About the Role;

Provide support to children, young people and families by agreeing and directly delivering interventions, with appropriate direction, which enable positive and agreed outcomes to be achieved, in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

*** Previous experience with Learning disabilities / Challenging Behaviour is needed. ***

Key Responsibilities;

Provide a high quality service to children, young people and their families, based on an assessment of need and is outcomes driven.
Deliver interventions to children, young people or families on a 1:1 basis or in a group setting, with appropriate direction.
Maintain effective working relationships and channels of communications with colleagues and with children, young people and families and where necessary encourage and promote involvement to achieve positive outcomes.
Be alert to child protection and safeguarding issues and inform appropriate line managers of concerns in line with safeguarding policies and procedures.
Attend and actively participate in relevant multi-agency meetings.
Be responsible for organising achievement of work objectives on a daily basis, including both pre and forward planning.
Retain accurate and contemporaneous records, using various IT systems to capture case details, outputs and outcomes as necessary and to produce written reports and present these as necessary.
Guide, direct or line manage staff and volunteers where necessary.
Ensure familiarity and compliance with relevant Action for Children policies and procedures.
We are welcoming applications from Key Workers, Contact supervisors, Residential Child Care Workers and Newly Qualified Social Workers.

Job Requirements;

Eligibility to work in the UK (Passport)
Reference contact details from past three years of employment. (names, numbers and email addresses)
Enhanced DBS / PVG (Children's)
Stay Connected!

Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

As a First Tier Supplier across many local authorities nationwide, you will have access to jobs earlier than other agencies.
Market leading referrals of up to GBP500
Free DBS checks
Post Placement Aftercare
Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers
If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on (phone number removed) as soon as possible