Placement Support Officer
|Location:||8/9 Church Street|
|Region:||North East England|
|Job Type:||Fixed Term|
|Category:||Social Care – Children Service|
CHILDREN & JOINT COMMISSIONING SERVICES
THROUGH CARE TEAM
2 X SUPPORT WORKERS
Band 7-9, £20,852 - £27,514 pa
12 Months fixed term contract
Children& Joint Commissioning Services have vacancies for 2 support workers within the Through Care Team, to work with children and young people in our care and care leavers their families and carers. The team provides a comprehensive social work and PA service for the young people and children that we support and we want to recruit highly motivated, passionate people to enhance the service that we provide.
We are committed to providing high quality services to the children and young people that we care for and have cared for and offer an excellent working environment valuing supervision, training and opportunities for professional development. Children Services in Hartlepool priorities the wellbeing of staff through manageable caseloads, a highly supportive and visible management team, an excellent staff wellbeing at work offer and a very positive culture of support and development.
Our most recent Ofsted ILAC inspection and focused visit judged us as outstanding for services to Children In Our Care. We are currently working a hybrid model allowing staff to work in the office and at home. You should possess a minimum of a NVQ 2 in a relevant area or equivalent.
Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to safer recruitment measures, including an enhanced DBS barring list check.
For further information, please contact Melanie Dadd or Kirsten Fleming on 01429 405588
Closing date: 9th December 2022, midnight
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