Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Leaving Care Support Worker

Salford City Council are looking for an After-Care Worker to join their Children's services and play a crucial role in shaping the futures of young care leavers and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.


What you'll do:



  • Advocate for young people: Ensure their voices are heard and their needs are met in their pathway plans.

  • Offer guidance and support: Use your knowledge and expertise to empower young people and help them overcome challenges.

  • Promote independence: Support young people as they transition into adulthood, including finding housing and accessing essential services.

  • Collaborate with others: Work effectively with colleagues, partner agencies, and other professionals to provide holistic support.

  • Make a difference: Be part of a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable young people.


What we're looking for:



  • To carry out the responsibilities and duties for Care Leavers in line with the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 and 1989 Children Act.

  • You will work directly with young people using a range of knowledge, skills and interventions as required, in accordance with statutory responsibilities to secure positive outcomes for young people.

  • To work with Unaccompanied Asylum-seeking Children in line with Home Office guidance and adopting triple planning within the pathway plan.

  • To maintain regular contact with young people as required by the Children Act 1989 and Children (Leaving Care) Act, 2000.

  • To promote the involvement of young people in all aspects of service delivery and pathway planning.

  • To support transitional plans and move young people into their new properties.

  • You will effectively manage a caseload, with varying degrees of complexity dependent upon skills and length of experience, with appropriate supervision, guidance and support.

  • You will prepare and producing a variety of high quality professional written documentation to required quality standards on behalf of the City Council.


If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV - Christopher.richardson@servicecare.org.uk


If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.


The benefits of working with SCS:



  • A specialist dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact.

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.


  • Start: 05/03/2024
  • Duration: 3 months +
  • Rate: Up to £14.00 per hour
  • Location: Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Chris Richardson
  • Tel: 01772 208964
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2024-02-21 10:05:59 -

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