Job Title: ARC Rapid Response Worker
Location: Hertfordshire - Countywide, with administrative base in Welwyn Garden City
Salary Range: £22,462 – 29,636 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: 37 per week
Committed to supporting young people with the most complex needs, the Rapid Response Team work collaboratively with families to seek the best outcomes to the immediate challenges that they are facing. By joining our team, you will be part of a vital service that works on a rota basis to offer out of hours support - when families need this most (evenings/weekends) with the overall aim of reducing the likelihood of young people being accommodated.
As a specialism of ARC services, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary and trauma informed team, who will be trained to use the Attachment, Regulation and Competency model as a framework of reference to underpin interventions and support families to build resilience and self-reliance. The role is diverse and could include anything from undertaking a visit to a family, direct work with a young person or representing the service in multi-agency meetings. Experience in social care and of working with children, young people and families is essential.
A full Driving Licence is essential due to the county wide nature of the role.
We will support you with a full induction and specialist training, providing you with the skills and backing you need to make a tangible difference to the lives of our community. So if you can bring plenty of empathy and resilience to the role, you will have the opportunity to help a wide array of children meet their full potential.
Closing Date: 8th June 2020
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Dawn Clements on 07966383419.
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment.
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.