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Young Carers’ Senior Practitioner (Part-Time, FTC)

Employer
Family Action
Location
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Salary
£30,556 - £33,180 pro-rata (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)
Closing date
7 Oct 2021
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Young Carers’ Senior Practitioner (Part-Time, FTC)
Kensington and Chelsea Personal Budgets Project
£30,556 - £33,180 pro-rata (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)
21 hours per week (18 x months subject to further funding)
 
Are you passionate about improving the lives of Young Carers and supporting others to do the same?
 
We are delighted to be recruiting for the position of Young Carer’s Senior Practitioner in our Kensington and Chelsea Personal Budgets project. The service works with young carers and their families, offering assessment and ensuring they receive multi-agency co-ordinated support that leads to longstanding positive change.
 
We are looking for a committed, self-driven, experienced Young Carers’ Senior Practitioner to assess the needs of young carers and their families through home based visits and the allocation of personal budgets that engage young carers with positive activities to improve their health and wellbeing. You will also identify and engage key stakeholders from across the borough offering consultation, advice and outreach training, to assist them in identifying and supporting young carers locally.
 
You will be highly self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate creatively and effectively with children and young people ranging from 5 to 18 years of age as well as adults with complex needs. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills and confidence in training and developing the skills of a range of professionals.
 
We are forward looking, ambitious and with a commitment to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills, then we look forward to hearing from you.
 
Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.
 
Please select the apply button and complete an application form to be considered for the role. For an application pack and further information, please select the apply button.
 
Closing date: 7th October 2021, 23:59 (Midnight)
Interview: 15th October 2021
 
Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and a Group Personal
Pension Scheme (GPPS). We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
 
This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
 
Other organisations may call this role Social Care Practitioner, Social Worker, Family Support Practitioner, Project Co-ordinator, or Family Support Worker.

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