Activity Worker - Leatherhead
Surrey County Council
Leatherhead
9d ago

Job Details

£22,233 per annum for working 36 hours per week, £11,116.50 per annum for working 18 hours per week, based at St Faiths, Leatherhead, Surrey.

This is a 24 month secondment / fixed term contract opportunity.

Hours include evenings up to 9.30pm and working every other weekend.

Job Share will be considered for this position. Please include in your cover letter whether you would be interested in a full time or part time position.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme.

For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

An enhanced DBS Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

A new and exciting opportunity working in an Intensive Support Service provided by Health and Social Care for young people aged 4 -18 years.

The Intensive Support Service is a new and innovative service that will provide a service to young people and their families, who are diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour, whose needs are diverse and complex and therefore require specialist support.

The support will be provided by community outreach out of hours. Our main aim is to support and enable children to remain living with their families or carers and support any local education provision and to ensure that all professionals are working together.

The role of the Intensive Support Service Team Activity Worker is to offer effective outreach support to young people their families and carers in the community, across the county to provide an excellent, safe and effective service to young people and their families.

This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking for experience working in a new and innovative service.

To be considered for this position your application will evidence :

  • An in-depth understanding of issues raised by working with children, young people and their families / carers with complex Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Learning Difficulties and Challenging Behaviour, and an ability to provide appropriate interventions and support under transforming care.
  • Experience of working face to face with young people in a Health or County Council context.
  • An ability to work with professional staff across all the relevant agencies, and to ensure that appropriate multi agency care plans are put in place for children and young people.
  • That you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle (much of work will be in the evenings and at weekends when public transport not readily available, also sometimes as crisis response).
  • For more information on this position please find attached a full role Profile.

    We look forward to receiving your application.

    Additional Information

    The job advert closes at 23 : 59 on 1st October 2018.

    Interview date to be confirmed.

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