Directorate: Children’s Services
Starting salary: JG6: £25,481 per annum
Location: Based in Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term for up to 12 months
Closing date: Monday 17 January 2022
Corporate Parenting is the North Somerset Council Service working with Looked After Children, Foster Carers and Care Leavers. Leaving Care Personal Advisers work alongside young people aged 16-25 supporting their transition to independence and adulthood.
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic person who has experience of direct work with young people, combined with an appreciation of the needs of Children Looked After and Care Leavers. Candidates should have an understanding of the Children Act 1989 and also knowledge of the Children Leaving Care Act 2000 and its principles.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Want to know more and apply?
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/jobs-training/council-jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: 24 January 2022