Job Title : ARC Rapid Response Worker / ARC Short Stays Residential Worker – 2 posts
Location : Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary Range: £20,903.04 - £27,041.04 per year (Dependent on experience)
Hours: 37 per week
This advert is for vacancies for 2 different posts within ARC Services – ARC Rapid Response worker and ARC Short Stays worker, to join our OFSTED rated Outstanding Service and a great opportunity to earn your NVQ Level 4 Specialist Care Qualification!
We appreciate that not every teenager wants our help but we are always there to offer them support when they need a helping hand in life.
ARC Rapid Response Worker
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.
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.
ARC Short Stays Residential Worker
We support young people who have experienced childhood trauma and we work with them and their families to help stop young people entering the care system. This work is carried out both in the residential home and in the family homes.
You will be part of a team of professionals (including educators and therapists) putting in place intensive care packages to help young people who have complicated needs, helping them to build secure attachments and become self-reliant.
These teams work closely together, so we are looking for the following for both posts:
- We would like you to have experience of working with children and young people.
- Excellent Communication skills and assessment skills
- Full UK driving Licence with use of vehicle for work
- You will be required to work shift patterns including weekends, evenings, bank holidays
What we offer:
If you don’t already have your NVQ Level 4 Specialist Care Qualification, we will fund and support you getting this. You will attend your taught college days during your working time to assist your studies.
- You will get good support and training; supervision and great job satisfaction.
* ARC stands for Attachment, Regulation and Competency and you can find out more information about the ARC framework here.
For an informal discussion please contact:
ARC Rapid Response Worker – Dawn Clements on 07966 383419
ARC Short Stays Worker – Lynn Stickings on 07580 744096
Closing Date : 22nd November 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
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.
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
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.