Location: Lincolnshire Leaving Care Service – Louth
Contract type: Permanent
Salary : £17,316 - £24,493
Closing Date: 8 September 2020
Interview Date: 28 September 2020
Almost all young people in care leave children's homes and foster care by the time that they're 18, compared to their peers who stay at home until their mid-20s. From April 2020 Lincolnshire Leaving Care Service supports these young people from the age of 16 to their mid-20s, to make a successful move to living in the community. Practical and emotional assistance is offered to young people who may not have any other source of support.
As a Leaving Care Worker, you will be required to support Lincolnshire young people who are leaving care.
We would expect you to actively demonstrate Barnardo's Basis and Values and Equality & Diversity Code of Conduct in all areas of work: Respecting the unique worth of every person: Encouraging people to fulfil their potential.
You will need to have some experience of work with children and young people but this does not have to have been gained in a formal employment setting.
Other duties include:
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification and Job Description. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
Full details and application documents here
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