youth worker

Action for Children

Camden, London

JOB DETAILS
JOB TYPE
Camden, London, UK
Full-time
LOCATION
Camden, London
POSTED
1 day ago

Islington, Camden

Casual workers, flexible hours and shifts.

£9.12 per hour plus Inner London Weighting of £1.73 (Inc rate £10.85 per hour)

Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.

The role

Action for Children Islington support disabled young people in their own homes or in their local community. Our community-based services do just that. They support children to make and meet friends, connect with their communities and enjoy new opportunities and experiences.

We encourage children to be ambitious about what they want to do and work with them to make their wishes a reality. The approach is about being inclusive, flexible and, above all, fun.

As a Childrens Services Worker, you will be responsible for providing support to children, young people and families by agreeing and directly delivering interventions, with appropriate direction, which enable positive and agreed outcomes to be achieved, in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic casual Children Services Workers to join our established and dedicated team at Islington Children's Centre. If this sounds of interest, please read on for more information!


You will make a difference by:

- Providing direct family support in the early help service, through a blend of digital or face to face contact.

- Supporting families within the early help model and managing a case load, where you will be required to record effectively, deliver an intervention, and refer onto other services as required.

- Contributing to and attending Team around the family meetings.

- Support children and their families in different environments and required to be confident in representing the Action for Children Service.

- Supporting children and their families to Thrive with delivering different techniques and methods.

- Tracking children's learning and development and required to communicate with their parents and carers.


You willneed:

- A NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent.

- Experience of working in a health, early years or social care setting.

- Experience of working as part of a team or as an individual to deliver a frontline service.

- Confidence to deliver child led and informed interventions

- Experience with child development and planning for individual child's needs.

- Experience of working with children and families.

- Good understanding of safeguarding.

- Ability to communicate effectively with children and their parents/carers.

-Passion and motivation to support children and families to grow, effectively communicate and develop together.

The way we work

We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Learn more about our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work on our Action for Children website.  


Rewards  

We proud of the passionate people who work at Action for Children. And we offer a generous rewards package to recognise them. Please refer to our attached benefits booklet.

For safe and happy childhoods

At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. 

For more information, please contact Nazia Hayat email Nazia.Hayat@actionforchildren.org.uk

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, celebrating diversity and working inclusively. We value and welcome applications from anyone with the skills and experience for the role. People with disabilities, and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities are currently under-represented in our teams. We're working to change this and we particularly welcome applicants from these groups.

About the Company

Action for Children

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