Outreach Worker

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work as an Outreach Worker at one of our Resource Centres offering short breaks for young people with learning disabilities. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience of working with children & young people within this sphere to gain specialist experience of working specifically with children with a wide variety of needs. 

The Outreach Worker as part of a multidisciplinary team will offer a range of services including support and care for children and young people with learning disabilities.  Whilst ensuring that the young person’s social, emotional, cultural, religious and recreational needs are met. 

The post involves shift working, each weekend. Experience of working in a residential setting is desirable and you must have an NVQ or QCF level 3 in Caring for Children and Young People or be prepared to undertake training

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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Closing Date: 3rd October 2021
Interview Date: TBC

For more information about the role please contact: Zou Mohammed on 01543 579820

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.