In the Leaving Care team an opportunity has arisen for a Leaving Care Worker to work with young people age 15 to 25 years old. As part of children’s services all care leavers are offered the opportunity to gain skills needed to enable effective transition into adulthood.
Leaving Care Workers will engage with young people within semi independence provisions, residential, young people placed at home and work closely with Horizons education centre, LAC teachers, LAC nurses and LAC psychologists to ensure that young people are provided with positive outcomes.
If you wish to join a committed, focused and diverse team and have knowledge and understanding of the emotional wellbeing of care leavers as well as the skill to work with young people developing independent skills, this role will be ideal for you.
Ealing is the 3rd largest London Borough. The Leaving Care Team has a good reputation for positive outcomes in all of the areas. Currently a high number of young people have successfully obtained their degrees / masters. Ealing also encourages and supports young people throughout their education and onto apprenticeships and training schemes.
You will be expected to hold between 25-26 cases, which will involve travel around the country.
This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.
To find out more about this post contact Angela Healey 020 8825 6371 for an informal chat.
Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.
The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Ealing's enhanced vetting process.
Closing date: 26 November 2018