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Adolescent Resource Centre Worker

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC08657
  • Published on: Fri 11/08/2017 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/09/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Weekends, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week. You will also be required to work some weekends supporting the ARC residential home which requires working shifts. .
  • Salary: Salary Range: £19,430pa progressing to £25,951pa (pro rata for part-time)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City
Advert Information

Job Title: ARC Services Worker
Location: Countywide with admin base in Welwyn Garden City
Salary Range: £19,430pa progressing to £25,951pa (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

Job Duties:

The ARC has been running since September 2009, offering a countywide service to children, young people and their families. We provide a flexible service which supports placements, and our own specialist foster carers. We appreciate that not every teenager wants our help but when they do need a helping hand in life we hope we can offer them the support they need.

The ARC Workers are part of a specialist multi-disciplinary team, putting in place intensive care packages to provide holistic support to young people who have experienced developmental trauma. Our staff have been trained to work to the Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency model, which equip them with the skills needed to work with young people who have complex needs, helping them to build secure attachments and become self-reliant.

Experience in social care and of working with children, young people and families goes without saying. You will also be required to work some weekends supporting the ARC residential home which requires working shifts. Full Driving Licence is essential.

So, if you can demonstrate an absolute commitment to improving the lives of children and young people then apply to join our team, where, if appointed, you will receive a full induction and specialist training to help make a difference in a challenging but rewarding environment.

For an informal discussion please contact Joe Harris on 01707 343630.

Closing Date: 3rd September 2017
Interview Date: TBC

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

To apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen.

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

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PLEASE NOTE:

All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered – you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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