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Children & Young People's Worker

Caithness & Sutherland Women's Aid

Wick, Caithness, Highland

Published
06-07-2018
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Caithness & Sutherland Women's Aid
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Published:
06-07-2018
Expires:
13-07-2018
Job id:
329844826
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£20,520 - £21,033  per year
Job sector:
Social Services, School & College Support Staff, Care
Job title:
Youth Worker
Experience:
Rehabilitation, Youth Project Work, Community Development, Child welfare, Mentoring, Youth, Rehabilitation, Ex-Offenders, Welfare advice
Language:
English Excellent (written and spoken)

Children & Young People's Worker - Based in Wick
Salary: £20520 rising to £21033
37.5 hours per week

An opportunity has become available within the Children and Young People's Team at CASWA. We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated and enthusiastic professional to join our team. Key responsibilities will include working directly with children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse, providing person-centred support in line with their individual needs. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and flexible and have proven experience of supporting children and young people in a similar care environment. The post requires applicants to be SVQ3 qualified in Health & Social Care or equivalent (or be willing to work towards this qualification) and be a member of The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. Applicants should have an understanding of the effects and issues surrounding domestic abuse and violence against women. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a willingness to participate in awareness raising of the service and domestic abuse.

Role requirements: - Qualification suitable for SSSC registration.  - Driving licence and transport. - Post subject to PVG Enhanced Disclosure checks

This post is funded & subject to on-going evaluation & is open to women only (Equality Act 2010 Work Occupational Requirement Exception, Schedule 9 Paragraph 1)

Email or telephone for an application pack.

Closing date: 5pm Friday, 27th July 2018

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Contact
Caithness & Sutherland Women's Aid
Practical information
Published:
06-07-2018
Expires:
13-07-2018
Job id:
329844826
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£20,520 - £21,033  per year
Job sector:
Social Services, School & College Support Staff, Care
Job title:
Youth Worker
Experience:
Rehabilitation, Youth Project Work, Community Development, Child welfare, Mentoring, Youth, Rehabilitation, Ex-Offenders, Welfare advice
Language:
English Excellent (written and spoken)
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