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Children & Young Peoples Support Worker

Foster Care Associates are looking for a Children and Young Peoples Support Worker to join its team in Bromsgrove.  This is a full time, fixed term contract for 12 months with a salary upto £18k per annum + car + benefits.

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Department
Support
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Fixed Term / Temporary
Salary
Upto 18k pa + car + benefits
Geographical Location
Midlands
Office
Bromsgrove
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
01-03-2018
Ref No
2175

Role Details

Foster Care Associates – part of the Core Assets group is looking for a Children & Young People Support Worker to join its team in Bromsgrove to provide comprehensive and flexible support to foster carers and children as required. 

YOUR DUTIES WILL INCLUDE

- Support children and young people through leisure/educational activities and other activities as agreed and risk assessed.

- Ensure that all requirements of fostering regulations, national minimum standards and children’s act are being met.

- Actively encourage and develop each child’s social, physical, intellectually, and religious needs, or special needs that they may have

- Supervise contact with family members which may entail participating in activities both within and outside the agency premises.

- Where appropriate, to transport children/young people to therapy sessions, contact, activity holidays or for educational assistance when the carers are unable to do so.

- Provide a service which values and respects the differing cultures and ethnic backgrounds of families and children.

- Be able to support children with disabilities i.e. personal care

- Be able to work as part of a large and complex team around a child 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

- Experience of working directly with children/young people in the care system or other relevant field

- Demonstrate a sound knowledge and the application of Child Safeguarding Procedures.

- Demonstrate experience of working with children with challenging behaviour in an effective and appropriate way

- Must possess a full driving licence

- Willingness to work flexibly as evenings and weekend hours will be required.

Group Companies:

Core Assets FCA Core Assets Childrens Services FCA Scotland Fostering People Grenfell Support Service