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Casual Children & Young Peoples Support Worker

Foster Care Associates are looking for Casual Children and Young Peoples Support Workers to cover the areas of Essex,
Suffolk & Norfolk.  Rate of pay £8.12 per hour + mileage.

Department
Support
Hours
As and When
Contract Type
Casual
Salary
8.12 per hour + mileage
Geographical Location
Eastern
Office
Ipswich
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
30-10-2017
Ref No
2081
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Role Details

WE NEED:
People with at least 1 years’ experience of working directly with children/young people in the care system or other relevant field to:

- Support children and young people through leisure/educational/other activities

- Assist Social Workers in their work

- Supervise contact with family members

- Transport children/young people e.g. to therapy sessions, contact, activity holidays

- Act as an appropriate adult when necessary

 - Actively encourage and develop each child’s social, physical, intellectual, cultural, emotional and religious needs and/or any special needs they may have

- Where appropriate support children/young people through specialist services such as Leaving Care and Parent & Child placements

WE OFFER:
- Flexible hours – these positions are on a casual ‘as and when’ basis
- A competitive hourly rate of £8.12
- Mileage allowance
- On the job training
- Regular supervision

ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE:
- An understanding of the safeguarding of children
- Previous experience of working with children and young people
- A full driving licence and transport as travel will be required

We especially need people who can work after school, evenings and weekends.

Group Companies:

Core Assets FCA Core Assets Childrens Services FCA Scotland Fostering People Key Assets Carter Brown Grenfell Support Service