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Children & Young Person Support Worker

CASUAL CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SUPPORT WORKERS NEEDED IN SOUTH WALES AREA.

Are you passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and families?

Foster Care Associates – part of the Core Assets group are looking for Casual Children & Young People Support Workers to join its team around the South Wales region to provide comprehensive and flexible support to foster carers and children as required.

Department
Support
Hours
As and When
Contract Type
Casual
Salary
8.12 Per Hour
Geographical Location
South Wales
Office
Swansea
Position Reference
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Closing Date
12-04-2019
Ref No
2357

Role Details

CASUAL CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SUPPORT WORKERS NEEDED IN SOUTH WALES AREA.

Are you passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and families?

Foster Care Associates – part of the Core Assets group are looking for Casual Children & Young People Support Workers to join its team around the South Wales region to provide comprehensive and flexible support to foster carers and children as required.

WE NEED
People with 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
- 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 be flexible with their working hours which could include an early start, daytime hours and school holidays; some after school work and may occasionally include evenings and weekends.

Closing date for applications is the Friday 12th April 2019.  

Please note that on clicking “apply” you will receive a return email asking you to fill out our application form online, and it is a requirement for this to be completed before we can progress your application.

Group Companies:

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