Leaving Care Worker

  • Barnardos
  • Full Time
  • Sleaford
Barnardos

Job Description

Barnardo's work in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council to deliver its Leaving Care Service for young people aged 16-25.

We have been inspected by Ofsted and have achieved an ‘Outstanding' grade for the service we provide.

Following a recent re-commissioning of the service we are looking to recruit a Project Worker to work across the region with our teams based in Lincoln, Louth, Peterborough and Sleaford. We also have some Care Leavers based out of County.

Initial Specific Responsibilities

To carry out pathway plans, statutory visits and risk assessments for Lincolnshire care leavers.

Support 16-25 year olds with developing their independence skills, housing needs and educational aspirations.

Within Lincolnshire the Signs of Safety model is used across County as an assessment tool.

Supplementary Information

  • Experience of working with Looked after Children and Care Leavers is essential.
  • Continued professional development and a desire to learn is essential.
  • Experience of working with the Signs of Safety programme is desirable.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

About Barnardo's

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.

Our basis and values

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