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Young Persons Outreach Worker

Young Persons Outreach Worker - Wolverhampton

Salary: £17.59 Per Hour

Full Time – Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

Role Purpose:

  • To deliver a Leaving Care Service to young people leaving care in Wolverhampton in accordance with the requirements of:

                   the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000,

                   the Children Act 1989, the Children Act 2004, and other relevant legislation;

  • To provide support to young people using the service; to address young people’s specific individual needs as identified in their Pathway Plans, working within a casework framework, to hold a case load; to work directly with young people individually and through group-work and activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hold responsibility for a caseload of young people who are Care Leavers (relevant and former relevant young people).
  • To co-work Eligible Children in care with Social Workers from the Children In care Service.
  • Complete Pathway Plans and Reviews for young people as required.
  • Address the specific individual needs of young people as identified in their Pathway Plans.
  • Continuously evaluate and review the service provided for Care Leavers to ensure that standards of care are maintained and that they experience good outcomes.
  • Complete allocated tasks within time scales.  Ensure all statutory requirements are met in respect of allocated Care Leavers.  Ensure that all casework decisions are implemented promptly.
  • Attended statutory Pathway Plan Reviews, Planning Meetings, working parties, training courses, and other meetings as required.
  • Work directly with young people to ascertain their wishes and feelings for all plans relating to them and to encourage them to be involved in the planning process as appropriate.
  • Gather information and prepare documentation for Pathway Reviews for young people as required.
  • Contribute to the delivery of group sessions, activities and personal development programs for young people using the service.  Participate in these young people’s groups together with colleagues.
  • To provide Duty cover as required by the Team Manager.
  • Support Foster Carers and residential staff to prepare young people for leaving care and to continue to provide young people with practical, emotional and social support as they make the transition from care to independent adulthood.
  • To liaise with Children Service colleagues, other service areas and external agencies.
  • To actively engage in joint work with Connexions, the Youth Service and other relevant organisations and agencies.
  • To support and monitor Care Leavers in further and higher education to promote educational achievements.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices.

4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Casey Adams on 07587327813 or via email CaseyA@4recruitmentservices.com

  • Rate: £17.59 - 17.59 per hour
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: 4Healthcare
  • Tel: 0208 5144 9139
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  • Reference: CA200501
  • Posted: 2024-05-20 09:00:59 -

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