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Young Carers' Senior Practitioner

Family Action
£30,556 - £33,180 FTE (£17,342.59 - £18,831.89 per annum)
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Young Carers’ Senior Practitioner
Kensington and Chelsea Personal Budgets Project
Grade 3 point 20-23: £30,556 - £33,180 FTE (£17,342.59 - £18,831.89 per annum) Inclusive of Inner London Weighting
21 hours per week (18 month fixed term contract - 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 coordinated 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 & 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 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.

For an application pack and further information, please select the apply button shown.

Closing date: Thursday 4th November 2021 at 23:59 (Midnight)
Interview: Friday 12th November 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.

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