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Targeted Support Worker

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC08918
  • Published on: Mon 09/10/2017 13:44 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 28/10/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Salary Range: £23,398 – £28,485 pa
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City

Job Title: 2 x Targeted Support Worker
Office Base:
Welwyn ,Hertfordshire
Salary Range: £23,398 – £28,485 pa
Hours:
37 Contract: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed individual with previous experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.

This role involves working directly with children, young people and their families to support them in achieving positive outcomes, to prevent family breakdown and to prepare them for a successful transition into Adult Life. Working alongside our qualified social workers, you will also support young people who are subject to a Court Order and will develop personalised interventions for children and young people who would otherwise but unlikely to achieve a reasonable standard of health or development.

To be considered you must have experience of working with young people and their families and of undertaking assessments. You will also need to have experience of the Families First Assessment (or previous experience of common assessment framework) and the team around the family (TAF) approach. Knowledge of child development and adolescence, social, emotional and mental health needs and the ability to manage a varied case load is also required.

This rewarding and challenging role offers the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families.

Benefits: * Free parking at all our sites * Generous annual leave entitlement * Excellent Career Development and Training * Salary exchange for additional benefits * Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions * Discounts and cashback on shopping/holidays/entertainment with our Herts Rewards – please visit www.hertsrewards.co.uk for more details

For an informal discussion please contact Louann Priam on 01707897440

Closing Date: 29th October 2017

Interview Date: week commencing 13th November 2017

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