Children and Young Persons Support Worker

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Children and Young Persons Support Worker

Children and Young Persons Support Worker.

About The Role As a Children and Young Persons Support Worker you will be responsible for identifying & responding to support needs in relation to children, young people and families living in refuge and those who have resettled in the community.

Find out more about this role by reading the information below, then apply to be considered.

You will be expected to offer and deliver support that is empowering and non-judgmental to families who have experienced domestic abuse within a framework of confidentiality and safety.

You will help c reate a safe, supportive and welcoming environment to those accessing the service b uilding open, collaborative and trusting relationships with people accessing the services including colleagues and partners, adopting a 'think family' approach.

For further information about this opportunity, please click here to view our candidate information pack.

About The Candidate To be considered for the role of Children & Young Persons Support Worker, you will be / have: Childcare, Social Care, Teaching/coaching qualification o r NVQ 3/equivalent in relevant field (D) Experience of supporting vulnerable children, young people and families from a wide range of backgrounds with varying support needs through support planning and relevant activities.

Awareness of Domestic Abuse and Adverse Childhood Experiences; its impact on parenting and on children and their wellbeing.

Awareness of Safeguarding principles to ensure that the welfare and rights of children, young people and adults remains paramount.

Knowledge of relevant legislation and services relating to children, young people and families Experience of attending and contributing to multi-agency meetings.

Effective interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to have difficult conversations and challenge appropriately.

Ability to plan and manage own time and workload, lone work safely and work effectively ...

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